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  • PostalProtest

    Protesters gathered outside Senator Al Franken’s office in downtown St. Peter on Thursday to show their opposition to a new Postal Reform Bill. The proposed legislation would eliminate Saturday mail delivery, close mail processing facilities, …

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    13 Apr 12
  • Grackle

    The 28th annual Grackle Days got underway Thursday in the City of Winthrop. The theme of this year’s festival is “Winthrop’s Got Talent.” Grackle Days highlights include a talent variety show, alumni basketball tournaments, the …

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    13 Apr 12
  • DelbertHuber

    A court hearing scheduled for Thursday in the case of an 81-year-old man charged with murder was canceled. Delbert Edwin Huber of Paynesville has been indicted on 1st-degree murder charges for allegedly shooting and killing …

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    13 Apr 12
  • DarekNelson

    A mental health evaluation to determine whether a Montevideo man charged with murder is competent to stand trial has been completed. 24-year-old Darek Jon Nelson has been charged with 2nd-degree murder with intent, 1st-degree manslaughter, …

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    13 Apr 12
  • SleepyEyeSchool

    The Sleepy Eye School Board unanimously approved a new 3-year Flexible Learning Year Proposal this week, as well as a motion to remain in the Flexible Learning Year Consortium. Flexible Learning Year schools start the …

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    12 Apr 12
  • Gun

    Blue Earth County prosecutors have reached a plea deal with 2 teenagers arrested after a drive-by shooting in Mankato last month. 18-year-old Alexander Rapheal Marxen is facing attempted murder charges after allegedly shooting at a …

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    12 Apr 12
  • Fatal

    The Kansas Highway Patrol continues to investigate a motor home crash that killed five members of a southern Minnesota family and injured 13 others. On Wednesday authorities said they have yet to determine what caused …

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    12 Apr 12
  • CriminalSex

    The trial of a 45-year-old Mankato man accused of sexually assaulting a North Mankato woman got underway this week. John Fitzgerald Thomas is facing two counts of first-degree criminal sexual conduct and three counts of …

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    12 Apr 12