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  • Crash

    A Madison Lake man was injured in a 2-vehicle rollover accident on Interstate 35 Saturday afternoon. 42-year-old Tracy Tweeten was driving northbound on I-35 near Owatonna when a car driven by 26-year-old Alan Baum of …

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    05 Nov 12
  • MatthewPowell

    A 28-year-old New Ulm man is in custody after allegedly leading New Ulm Police on a car chase early Sunday morning. An officer reportedly noticed Matthew Cassidy Powell parked outside a closed business on New …

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    05 Nov 12
  • Bloodmobile

    The American Red Cross is holding multiple blood drives around the area this week in the wake of Superstorm Sandy. Local Red Cross Spokesperson Kathy Staple says that the recent hurricane greatly affected the nation’s …

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    05 Nov 12
  • Wolf

    The Department of Natural Resources says that a total of 50 wolves were killed during the opening weekend of Minnesota’s first managed wolf hunt. The region’s wolves were taken off the endangered list last January. …

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    05 Nov 12
  • Fire

    The Nicollet County Sheriff’s Office received a call for a house fire in Ridgely Township Thursday afternoon. Fairfax Fire and Ambulance responded at shortly after 4:30pm, and found the residence off Highway 4 completely engulfed …

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    03 Nov 12
  • DairyQueen

    A Mankato woman was charged with felony aiding and abetting burglary in Brown County Court this week over allegations that she helped a group of juveniles burglarize the Sleepy Eye Dairy Queen. 28-year-old Larissa M. …

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    03 Nov 12
  • EARNS EXXON MOBILE

    Daylight Savings time ends at 2am on Sunday, so don’t forget to set your clocks back an hour before heading to bed tonight (SAT). Bob Dahm with the State Fire Marshal’s office says it’s also …

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    03 Nov 12
  • XcelEnergy (1)

    Xcel Energy is asking for a more than 10% increase in electric rates. The utility says it needs $285-million in extra revenue to pay for investments in nuclear power plants and a stronger grid. Xcel …

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    03 Nov 12