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  • Crash2

    A 19-year-old Mapleton woman was seriously injured in a two-vehicle crash Tuesday evening in Faribault County. Trina Frank was driving a Volkswagon Jetta northbound on Highway 254 near Frost when she went to make a …

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    23 Aug 12
  • HomeInvasion

    Police in Mankato are looking for the suspect in a home invasion that ended with a shot being fired. The break-in took place at around 1:30 Wednesday afternoon on Wickfield Drive in southern Mankato. The …

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    23 Aug 12
  • Fraud

    A New Ulm couple accused of welfare fraud have both pleaded guilty with an Alford Plea to felony charges of wrongfully obtaining public assistance. The Alford Plea means that 40-year-old Mark Christopher Madson Sr and …

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    23 Aug 12
  • JailCell

    A southwest Minnesota woman has been sentenced to a year and a day in federal prison after pleading guilty to embezzlement by a bank officer. 66-year-old Carolyn Hampel of Jackson admitted to stealing upwards of …

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    23 Aug 12
  • DakotaWar

    Events commemorating the 150th anniversary of the US-Dakota War continue this week, including performances of “Dogs in the Hot Moon or Behind the Barricades.” The original play presents the conflict from the vantage point of …

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    23 Aug 12
  • PrincessKay20121

    A new Princess Kay of the Milky Way was crowned Wednesday evening to kick off the 2012 Minnesota State Fair. The 59th Princess Kay is Stearns County Dairy Princess, 18-year-old Christine Reitsma of Sauk Centre. …

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    23 Aug 12
  • Capitol Restoration Amendment

    Lawmakers come back to the State Capitol on Friday for a one-day special session on flood relief. The $167-million package, most of it from the state’s budget reserve, is less than the $190-million Governor Dayton …

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    23 Aug 12
  • GaryJohnson

    The Libertarian candidate for president has successfully obtained a spot on the Minnesota ballot this Fall. On Tuesday, over 3,200 petition signatures supporting Gary Johnson were submitted to the Minnesota Secretary of State, well over …

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    23 Aug 12