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  • NewPrague

    The young suspect allegedly responsible for a school hoax in New Prague which led to a large-scale panic has apologized. The 12-year-old special needs child allegedly made a bogus call of a mass school shooting, …

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    23 Apr 13
  • MNLegislature

    The Minnesota House has passed a $7-billion Health and Human Services funding bill after debate from early Monday afternoon long into the night. Local State Representative Democrat Clark Johnson says that there are several good …

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    23 Apr 13
  • RecreationalTrail

    An open house meeting today (TUE) in Sleepy Eye will discuss the possibility of constructing a county-wide recreational trail in Brown County. Organizers are trying to get representatives from all county outdoors groups and affected …

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    23 Apr 13
  • WinterDriving

    Springtime is not quite ready to arrive in full force in Southern Minnesota just yet, with a Winter Storm Warning going into effect for the local area at 11 o’clock this (MON) morning. Meteorologist Steve …

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    22 Apr 13
  • FatalCrash

    An 18-year-old from Watson is dead following a car crash north of Montevideo Sunday afternoon. It happened at just before 4pm on Highway 29. A Ford Ranger driven by 18-year-old Charles O’Malley of Montevideo broadsided …

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    22 Apr 13
  • Crash

    Four people were injured in a crash on Highway 22 in Blue Earth County late Sunday morning. The accident occurred at just before Noon at the intersection with Maple Hill Road. 47-year-old Lisa Hauswedell of …

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    22 Apr 13
  • ATV2

    A 22-year-old was injured in an ATV accident in Blue Earth County on Sunday. Authorities say the incident happened at shortly after 3pm near the Morgan Creek Vineyards. Marcel Hoffman was apparently driving his four-wheeler …

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    22 Apr 13
  • ShaneWilson

    A major manhunt over the weekend has led to the arrest of a suspect in the stabbing of a woman in the City of Faribault. Authorities say that 27-year-old Shane Alan Wilson stabbed his 26-year-old …

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    22 Apr 13