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  • Jobs

    The Department of Employment and Economic Development announced Thursday that Minnesota employers added 2,600 jobs in March. The state’s unemployment rate remained unchanged at 4.8% last month, well below the national jobless rate of 6.7%. …

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    18 Apr 14
  • CarlsCorner

    WCCO-TV has concluded its online voting to find “The Best Fried Chicken In Minnesota,” and the winner is….Carl’s Corner of Essig! The voting involved over a dozen restaurants from around the state, and Carl’s Corner …

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    18 Apr 14
  • Winter Snowstorm Blasts The Midwest

    Icy and wet road conditions on Wednesday caused several crashes around the area. Two people were injured when a Toyota Camry struck a Dodge Ram pickup on Highway 60 in Bingham Lake at just before …

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    17 Apr 14
  • Nibbe

    The Minnesota Supreme Court has ruled that the 2nd-degree murder conviction of a rural Lake Crystal woman will stand. Jennifer Nibbe pleaded guilty to killing her husband James while he slept in August of 2010, …

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    17 Apr 14
  • JeffreyMatthews

    A former Watonwan County fraud investigator accused of claiming over $1,600 in wages for time he was not working was sentenced to 3 years of unsupervised probation on Tuesday. 55-year-old Jeffrey Matthews of New Ulm …

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    17 Apr 14
  • JeremySwenson

    A North Mankato police detective is facing multiple felony drug charges after allegedly stealing prescription pain pills from a friend. Jeremy Swenson was put on unpaid administrative leave while the case was being investigated by …

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    17 Apr 14
  • Puppy

    The Minnesota Better Business Bureau has issued a warning on a new scam targeting people shopping for a puppy. Scammers are apparently setting up fake websites and claiming they’re dog breeders with puppies to sell, …

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    17 Apr 14
  • STDAwareness

    The state Health Department is reporting a sharp increase in some sexually transmitted diseases in Minnesota in 2013. The overall STD rate went up 10% from 2012 to 2013, but the increases were much higher …

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    17 Apr 14