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  • Judge

    The rural North Mankato couple accused of starving their 8-year-old adopted child appeared in court Wednesday. The boy reportedly weighed less than 35-pounds when he was taken from Russell and Mona Hauer in November. The …

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    03 Jan 13
  • HospitalPatient

    The Sleepy Eye Medical Center is closed to visitors until further notice due to an increase in cases of influenza and flu-like illnesses. The precautionary measure of closing the hospital to visitors is intended to …

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    03 Jan 13
  • TerryMorrow

    A second Democrat has officially announced his candidacy for the District 19A Minnesota House seat being vacated by DFL’er Terry Morrow, and another of the candidates has dropped out of the race. Karl Johnson is …

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    03 Jan 13
  • RyanKrosch

    Nicollet County welcomed its new County Administrator Wednesday as Ryan Krosch officially began his new duties. Krosch previously served as the county administrator for Yellow Medicine County for five years, and takes over the position …

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    03 Jan 13
  • Crash

    An 81-year-old Grove City woman was injured in a rollover accident just north of Morton Tuesday morning. Evelyn Chellin was driving an Olds Bravada northbound on Highway 71 when she apparently drifted off the roadway …

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    02 Jan 13
  • RobertReinhart1

    A New Ulm man accused of embezzling nearly $100,000 has been sentenced to 60 days in jail and 20 years of probation for the crimes. 59-year-old Robert James Reinhart was originally charged with a total …

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    02 Jan 13
  • Firetruck

    A home near Henderson is a total loss following a fire Sunday afternoon. Several area fire departments battled the blaze at the Mark Neils home between Henderson and Belle Plaine, including crews from Henderson and …

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    02 Jan 13
  • Flu

    A surge in the number of Minnesotans hospitalized with the flu late last month has state health officials fearing that the state may be in store for a “severe” flu season. The Minnesota Department of …

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    02 Jan 13