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  • theft

    A faribault man who lied about having terminal cancer and collected thousands of dollars in donations and spent the money on video games and marijuana was charged with theft by swindle. Thirty-seven-year-okd Jeremiah Jon Smith …

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    11 Oct 17
  • stalking charges

    A Henderson woman is facing felony charges after she allegedly repeatedly called and text a man, threatened to poison him and created fake social media profiles. Forty-two-year-old Michelle Lee Blair was charged with two counts …

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    11 Oct 17
  • Fire

    A home in Henderson was destroyed by fire early Tuesday morning. Fire crews were called to a home on the 600 block of Main Street around 12:15 a.m. Tuesday morning. Everyone inside the home was …

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    11 Oct 17
  • HometownHeroMedal

    The man who rescued the kidnapped Alexandria girl in September has given her family the reward money. Earl; Melchert was not expecting to be home that day, but made a last minue decision to pick …

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    11 Oct 17
  • sentencing

    A South Dakota man who drove the wrong way on Interstate 90 in Martin County in March, killing one person has been sentenced. Forty-eight-year-old Mark Jason Wendland was sentenced to 41 months in prison. He …

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    10 Oct 17
  • MSU

    During Minnesota State University Mankato’s Homecoming festivities last week, police handed out 120 citations for underage consumption and ticketed 13 people for hosting underage drinkers. Police handed out fewer citations homecoming weekend than the weekend …

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    10 Oct 17
  • Fairmont

    In a recent vote, the Fairmont City Council approved a $125,000 expenditure to fund a study into a community center. A Community Center Action Team has been newly formed and developed a plan to hire …

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    10 Oct 17
  • 3Mw

    There is a new plant manager at 3M in New Ulm. Denis Miling has been with 3M for nearly 30 years. Originally from Michigan, he was a process engineer in New Ulm for 7 years, …

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    10 Oct 17