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  • PrescriptionDrugs

    Authorities are reminding everyone to secure their prescription medications following the accidental overdose of 2 young children Thursday morning. Mankato Public Safety officers were called to a home where at least 2 children were thought …

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    28 Oct 11
  • Flu

    Minnesota has its first death reported in an early flu season. The state Health Department has not identified the victim, but adds that this past week also saw one more person hospitalized, bringing the statewide …

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    28 Oct 11
  • Champlin Bank Robbery

    Two men and a woman are in custody in connection with a “takeover style” bank robbery in Champlin, in which the robbers used a handgun and ordered bank employees and customers to the floor. The …

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    27 Oct 11
  • Wrobleski1

    A Willmar man accused of leading local authorities on a week-long manhunt following a string of thefts entered a Not Guilty plea in court this week. 38-year-old Matthew James Wrobleski has been charged with 9 …

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    27 Oct 11
  • BavarianBlast

    The future of New Ulm’s Bavarian Blast was discussed Wednesday evening during the festival’s board of directors annual meeting. The severe heat of this past July caused serious financial problems for New Ulm’s summer festival. …

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    27 Oct 11
  • Tornado

    The USDA has designated 11 Minnesota counties as disaster areas because of the combined impacts of excessive rain, high heat, strong winds, tornadoes and an early fall frost this year. Wednesday’s declaration makes affected farmers …

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    27 Oct 11
  • Fairfax

    The Farm Merchantile in Fairfax was burglarized at some point over the weekend. The crime occurred between 5pm on Saturday and 2pm on Sunday. The building was broken into and merchandise was taken from the …

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    27 Oct 11
  • MitchBongers

    A Faribault man has been sentenced to more than four years in prison on charges of criminal vehicular homicide for the April 2010 death of his girlfriend. Twenty-three-year-old Mitchell Bongers was drunk when he lost …

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    27 Oct 11