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  • New Ulm Diocese

    Bishop John LeVoir released a statement today that the New Ulm Diocese is filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy. The Diocese of New Ulm is the third diocese in Minnesota to file for bankruptcy following the …

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    03 Mar 17
  • sentencing

    Two-and-a-half years after Amber Lechuga was killed by her ex-boyfriend, Miguel Vasquez, those close to Amber were able to have their voices heard this morning during the final day of the trial. Family members and …

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    02 Mar 17
  • Fort Ridgley golf course

    Fairfax City Officials and supporters traveled to the state Capitol on Monday to attend a Senate Environment and Natural REsources Committee hearing to discuss the Fort Ridgely State Golf Course bill. The floor was open …

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    01 Mar 17
  • Miguel Vasquez

    The murder trial for Miguel Vasquez of Springfield began today with the mental illness phase in which the defense had to prove Vasquez was mentally ill at the time he committed the crime. The defense …

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    01 Mar 17
  • Miguel Vasquez

    The prosecution wrapped up their case and delivered closing remarks Tuesday afternoon in the murder trail for Miguel Vasquez. A short time later, Brown County District Court Judge Robert Docherty delivered a guilty verdict on …

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    01 Mar 17
  • handcuffs

    One suspect has been arrested in a Mankato armed robbery that took place recently, but police are asking for the public’s help in locating another suspect. Mankato authorities arrested 20-year-old Buay David Duol on Friday. …

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    01 Mar 17
  • Redwood County courthosue

    Redwood County Attorney Steven Collins presented a year-end report to the Redwood County Board recently. One area of concern is an increase in cases involving juveniles. Collins reported there was a 22 percent increase in …

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    01 Mar 17
  • Tony Cornish

    State Representative Tony Cornish of Vernon Center who is the chair of the House public safety committee has taken up a bill that would require criminals convicted of stalking or interfering with privacy to register …

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    01 Mar 17