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  • PawlentySpeaks

    Former Minnesota Governor Tim Pawlenty has been given a prime time speaking slot at the Republican National Convention next week. Pawlenty will speak before a national TV audience Wednesday night in Tampa, Florida. His address …

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    24 Aug 12
  • Stiftungsfest

    The 151st annual Stiftungsfest is taking place this weekend in Norwood Young America. Minnesota’s oldest celebration includes live music today (FRI), Saturday, and Sunday, an arts and crafts show, children’s programs and a carnival, a …

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    24 Aug 12
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    New Ulm’s 150th Commemoration of the US-Dakota War of 1862 included Thursday nights Defenders Family Reunion Picnic at Herman Heights park. Over 200 people were on hand for this event that was organized by the …

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    24 Aug 12
  • Jury

    The trial date has been set for a St. James man facing vehicular homicide charges for a fatal car crash last August. 24-year-old Mark Anders Chalin made an appearance in court on Wednesday. He is …

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    23 Aug 12
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    MSU-Mankato Head Football Coach Todd Hoffner has been charged with possession of pornography involving minors and using minors in a sexual performance. The 46-year-old Hoffner was formally charged on Wednesday after a university IT employee …

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    23 Aug 12
  • Fatal

    A Fridley police officer that died in an off-duty motorcycle accident Tuesday afternoon was a native of Sanborn. 38-year-old Barry Pankonin was a 12-year veteran of the Fridley Police Department. He was riding his motorcycle …

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    23 Aug 12
  • Crash2

    A 19-year-old Mapleton woman was seriously injured in a two-vehicle crash Tuesday evening in Faribault County. Trina Frank was driving a Volkswagon Jetta northbound on Highway 254 near Frost when she went to make a …

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    23 Aug 12
  • HomeInvasion

    Police in Mankato are looking for the suspect in a home invasion that ended with a shot being fired. The break-in took place at around 1:30 Wednesday afternoon on Wickfield Drive in southern Mankato. The …

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    23 Aug 12