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  • Drought

    The Month of September was extremely dry for much of Minnesota, with records set in many communities. And overall, Minnesota was the driest of 9 Midwestern states – because areas south and east got rain …

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    01 Oct 12
  • Flu

    October marks the first full month of Fall — and also the official start of Minnesota’s flu season.  The state Health Department is gearing up for the fight, pushing for Minnesotans to get a flu …

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    01 Oct 12
  • DaleBruner1

    The husband of a former Redwood Falls resident who was found guilty of murdering the woman in a jury trial this summer has been sentenced to a total of 112 years in prison for the …

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    01 Oct 12
  • Shoplifting

    A man and woman accused of going on a shoplifting spree across several states have been arrested in Mankato. 38-year-old Noe Baldiva-Corral and 26-year-old Samantha Velez-Diaz were arrested after attempting to steal almost $5,000 worth …

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    01 Oct 12
  • Arson

    A probable cause hearing was held last Wednesday for a 19-year-old Fairmont man facing arson charges for allegedly starting a fire at a Fairmont school in April. Timothy Brickner is accused of setting some curtains …

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    01 Oct 12
  • Highway14Sign1

    The first phase of the expansion of Highway 14 in North Mankato is nearly complete. The detour on the highway is scheduled to be removed on Tuesday, and 2-lane, 2-way traffic will then be placed …

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    01 Oct 12
  • Resignation

    The president of the Henderson Chamber of Commerce is resigning. Jeff Steinborn announced his formal resignation at the chamber’s most recent meeting. Steinborn is running for a seat on the Henderson City Council, and is …

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    01 Oct 12
  • GustavusNobelConference2012

    Gustavus Adolphus College in St. Peter is hosting the 48th annual Nobel Conference this Tuesday and Wednesday. The special guest this year will be the Executive Director of The Nobel Foundation in Stockholm, Sweden, Dr. …

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    01 Oct 12