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  • Thunderstorm

    Strong storms came sweeping through much of Minnesota last (SUN) night, prompting Tornado Warnings in parts of the KNUJ area. Doppler Radar had indicated the possibility of tornadoes forming during the storms, leading to warnings …

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    11 Jun 12
  • Detours

    A major road project gets underway today (MON) in the Madelia area. Traffic on Highway 60 will be restricted to one lane from Madelia to the south junction with Highway 15 as crews resurface the …

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    11 Jun 12
  • Train

    A person was hit by a train on Sunday in New Ulm. The incident occurred at about 5:15pm at the railroad crossing with 20th North Street. Witnesses at the scene reportedly saw the victim lying …

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    11 Jun 12
  • Drowning

    A Mankato man died Saturday evening in an apparent drowning at Hiniker’s Pond in Mankato. Authorities say that 23-year-old Madi Omot Nyigow was swimming with friends at around 6:45pm when he disappeared in the water …

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    11 Jun 12
  • Arson

    A 19-year-old Fairmont man has been charged with 1st-degree arson for allegedly starting a fire at Fairmont’s Lincoln School in April. Timothy Jude Brickner is accused of lighting the curtains of the stage at the …

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    11 Jun 12
  • MIC

    The 55th annual Minnesota Inventors Congress Invention Show is taking place this weekend in the city of Redwood Falls. It’s happening through Sunday at the Redwood Area Community Center. Along with invention displays, the Minnesota …

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    09 Jun 12
  • GFW

    Local-area high school graduations wrap up this weekend with GFW High School holding a commencement ceremony on Sunday. A total of 64 Thunderbirds are graduating this year. The ceremony begins at 2pm Sunday at the …

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    09 Jun 12
  • MotorcycleCrash

    A 21-year-old Arlington woman critically injured in a motorcycle pile-up on Highway 169 last Saturday is slowly recovering. Four motorcycles carrying 8 people were taking the Highway 14 ramp onto 169 southbound in Mankato when …

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    09 Jun 12