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  • 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
  • Homecoming

    The High School Homecoming season continues this week, with a total of 10 local-area schools holding week-long festivities. School districts celebrating Homecoming this week include: Belle Plaine, BOLD, Cedar Mountain, Glencoe-Silver Lake, Minnesota Valley Lutheran, …

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    01 Oct 12
  • NewUlmEagles

    The New Ulm District 88 School Board approved the preliminary local tax levy payable in 2013. The board approved the maximum amount allowed by law at $4,876,133, which is down 2.14-percent from last year. The …

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    28 Sep 12
  • Crash2

    Four teens were injured Wednesday night when the vehicle they were riding in went into Clear Lake west of Montogomery. According to the Le Sueuer County Sheriff’s Department, a car driven by 20-year-old Connor Polin …

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    28 Sep 12