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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
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    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
  • Fraud

    A New Ulm couple accused of welfare fraud have both pleaded guilty with an Alford Plea to felony charges of wrongfully obtaining public assistance. The Alford Plea means that 40-year-old Mark Christopher Madson Sr and …

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    23 Aug 12
  • JailCell

    A southwest Minnesota woman has been sentenced to a year and a day in federal prison after pleading guilty to embezzlement by a bank officer. 66-year-old Carolyn Hampel of Jackson admitted to stealing upwards of …

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    23 Aug 12