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  • plea deal

    A former employee of AgQuest Financial Services in Morgan has pleaded guilty to a Federal wire fraud charge in U.S. District Court in Minneapolis. Diane Marie Eiler was charged with one count of wire fraud …

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    17 Jun 16
  • prostitution

    Three people were charged with numerous felonies Thursday in connection to a prostitution sting in North Mankato. Thirty-one-year-old Chris Ryan Vierra of Turlock, California was charged with 8 felonies related to soliciting a child for …

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    17 Jun 16
  • counterfeit money

    Fairmont Police are warning the public that counterfeit money is circulating through the town. The department was notified several couterfeit $100 bills turned up in deposits made to banks by area businesses. Authorities say the …

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    17 Jun 16
  • Not guilty

    A Morgan man has been acquitted of sexual conduct charges in Redwood County District Court. Travis Dale Woodford was accused of sexual contact with a child. The alleged incident occurred in Morgan in September. The …

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    17 Jun 16
  • CADA

    Minnesota Secretary of State Steve Simon gave CADA an award. The Committee Against Domestic Abuse was awarded for its reliability and consistency with victims in the Safe at Home program. The program is designed to …

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    17 Jun 16
  • courtw

    The state Court of Appeals has upheld the conviction of a former Le Center man who was found guilty of attempting to rob and kidnap a woman in Mankato’s Kohl’s parking lot in 2013. Twenty-two-year-old …

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    16 Jun 16
  • criminal charges

    The state Supreme Court upheld the murder conviction of a man who shot his ex-wife to death in front of their 3 children in a Mankato park in 2010. Forty-year-old Joel Munt was sentenced to …

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    16 Jun 16
  • man buried in trench

    The Michigan man who died when a trench collapsed on him in rural Blue Earth County Monday afternoon died from asphyxia due to chest compression. Twenty-eight-year-old David James Erickson of Ironwood Michigan was in a …

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    16 Jun 16