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  • FireplaceInsert

    A fire that destroyed a historic home near Kasota recently has been ruled accidental. Firefighters from North Mankato, St. Peter, Nicollet and Cleveland battled the blaze at the home of Ruth Dutler off Highway 22 …

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    02 Mar 13
  • NUFigureSkatingClub

    The New Ulm Figure Skating Club annual ice show is this weekend, and this year it’s a “Rockin’ Rodeo.” The 34-song production involves opposing forces of country cowboys and rock ‘n’ roll music enthusiasts, and …

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    02 Mar 13
  • DavidMunizBustos

    A Silver Lake man was sentenced to life in prison Thursday afternoon after being found guilty of murder in a jury trial earlier this week. 44-year-old David Muniz Bustos was convicted of four charges including …

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    01 Mar 13
  • Crash

    A 73-year-old Kilkenny woman was injured in a car accident on Highway 60 in Rice County Thursday afternoon. Shirley Friese was driving a Dodge Caravan westbound on 60 when the vehicle left the road at …

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    01 Mar 13
  • Flu

    Influenza continues to claim lives in Minnesota, even as the flu season wanes. The Minnesota Department of Health has confirmed another 17 flu-related deaths over the course of the last week. That brings the total …

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    01 Mar 13
  • Cocaine

    A 24-year-old Willmar man was sentenced to over 6 years in prison this week for selling cocaine to a Brown-Lyon-Redwood Drug Task Force agent and task force informant. Sammy Sandoval Jr was sentenced to a …

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    01 Mar 13
  • Dollars

    Minnesota’s projected budget deficit has shrunk to $627-million, a 40% reduction from the last estimate. Newly-elected Local State Representative Clark Johnson says that the new budget forecast is good news, but there’s still work to …

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    01 Mar 13
  • Highway14Sign1

    The funding for the 4-lane expansion of Highway 14 from North Mankato to Nicollet has been officially added into the Minnesota Department of Transportation’s budget, with that work scheduled to get underway in 2017. A …

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    01 Mar 13