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  • police investigation

    A Mountain Lake man faces kidnapping and attempted murder charges after authorities say he attacked his wife. According to the Mountain Lake Police, 25-year-old Rufino John Felix Junior tried to strangle his wife on Sunday …

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    29 Jul 15
  • charges dismissed

    A St. Peter woman was set to go to trial in about a month over charges of criminal sexual conduct when all charges were dismissed Friday. Sex offender councilor Wanda Viento was arrested in March …

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    29 Jul 15
  • UnderageDrinking

    Dutler’s Bowl owner Ruth Dutler is appealing the 10-day liquor license suspension the Mankato City Council passed down as a penalty for serving alcohol to over 60 minors this spring. The appeal is scheduled for …

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    29 Jul 15
  • FishKill

    Shallow lakes are experiencing warm temperatures due to the July heat resulting in fish kills. Department of Natural Resources Regional Fisheries manager Ryan Doorenbos said people who fish or live around St. James Lake in …

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    29 Jul 15
  • TaxCollector

    In a 3-2 vote the Nicollet County Board approves a wheelage tax to start next year. The board decided to impose a $10 fee for every vehicle registered in the county to help fund transportation. …

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    29 Jul 15
  • FatalAccident

    A broadside collision in Cottonwood County involving five people killed two. According to the state patrol, a truck traveling east on Highway 30 and a car traveling south on County Road 1 collided at the …

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    28 Jul 15
  • MissingPerson

    The New Prague Police Department and the family of Anthony Slavik are asking for the public’s help in locating Slavik and his vehicle. He is driving a red 2000 Jeep Cherokee with Minnesota plates TM588. …

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    28 Jul 15
  • Wes Scantlin

    The lead singer for the rock band Puddle of Mud is facing charges of drunk driving and fleeing police near Bird Island. Wesley R. Scantlin appeared in Renville County Court Monday and was released after …

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    28 Jul 15