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  • JohnLaDueInCustody

    The 17-year-old Waseca boy accused of planning to kill his family and attack students at his school made an appearance in court Wednesday. John LaDue is facing 12 felony charges, including 4 counts of attempted …

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    19 Jun 14
  • CookingFire

    State officials are concerned about an increase in fire deaths caused by unattended cooking. Kitchen fires are blamed for six fatalities in 2013 after one the year before and zero in 2011. State Fire Marshal …

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    19 Jun 14
  • LylePearson

    The US House has approved a bill to name the VA community-based outpatient clinic in Mankato after late World War II hero Lyle Pearson. Congressman Tim Walz and the entire Minnesota delegation co-sponsored the legislation. …

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    19 Jun 14
  • LionsClub

    The Springfield Lions Club has disbanded after over 37 years of service to the community. Declining membership and lack of participation have been cited as the main reasons for the club disbanding, with it becoming …

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    19 Jun 14
  • BoysChoir

    A special concert in New Ulm today (THU) featuring two youth choir groups has been moved indoors to Christ the King Church on North Garden Street. The North Star Boy’s Choir and a boy’s choir …

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    19 Jun 14
  • Rain

    A flash flood warning was issued for the Brown County area overnight as another round of thunderstorms dumped a few inches of rain on southern Minnesota. New Ulm received over two-inches of rain late Tuesday …

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    18 Jun 14
  • JailCell

    A 19-year-old Madelia man convicted of raping a teenage girl was sentenced to 120 days in jail and 15 years of supervised probation in Watonwan County Court Tuesday. Jesus Pedraza was convicted of 3rd-degree criminal …

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    18 Jun 14
  • dv563013

    A Fairmont man is facing multiple felony charges after allegedly breaking into his ex-girlfriend’s house and not allowing her or her children to leave the residence for several days. 39-year-old Oscar Ramiro Arellano has been …

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    18 Jun 14