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  • motorcyclecrash

    Mankato Police have identified the motorcyclist killed early Wednesday morning. Twenty-seven-year-old Anthony James Goodsell of Mankato died when his motorcycle went off the road and crashed into a brick wall at the intersection of Adams …

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    30 Mar 17
  • Watonwan County

    Three area counties held steady from last year in a health ranking report released Wednesday. The rankings measure health outcomes, length and quality of life, health factors and behaviors. Nicollet, Brown and Watonwan counties held …

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    30 Mar 17
  • Boy_Scouts

    A Gibbon-Fairfax-Winthrop junior and Fairfax resident is working toward receiving an Eagle Scout rank. Jonathan Wiechmann based his project on personal experience. A couple of years ago his family home flooded. It wasn’t a lot …

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    30 Mar 17
  • Fairfax

    Fairfax has a new restaurant in town. Tom and Cheryl MacFarlane opened Mac’s Smokehouse March 26th. The menu features pulled prk, beef brisket, ribs, sausage, smoke chicken, baked beans, sweet corn and corn bread. The …

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    30 Mar 17
  • Mankato police

    Mankato police are looking for a woman in a red van who struck an 11-year-old bicyclist Monday. The girl was taken to the hospital after she was struck on the 100 block of Washington Street …

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    29 Mar 17
  • Road construction

    A bill directing $105 million dollars in federal funding to transportation projects passed in the House Tuesday, but not without a brief squabble with Governor Mark Dayton and the Department of Transportation about the money. …

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    29 Mar 17
  • Cathedral High School

    Cathedral High School students recently competed in the Minnesota State Science and Engineering Fair in Minneapolis. Several students received awards for their Science Fair projects including Sam Bulden who received the Minnesota Academy of Science …

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    29 Mar 17
  • River's Edge Hospital

    The St. Peter City Council approved the $31 million expansion for River’s Edge Hospital and Clinic Monday. Monday’s action allows for hospital officials to move forward with an application for a U.S. Department of Agriculture …

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    28 Mar 17