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  • Bloodmobile2

    There are a few blood drives being held around the area this week as the busy holiday season continues. The American Red Cross Bloodmobile will be Scholarship America in St. Peter from 11am to 4pm …

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    16 Dec 13
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    16 Dec 13
  • Fire

    A home near Franklin was destroyed by a fire Wednesday, and an 11-year-old resident of the home is being credited with saving her family. The fire at the McCorquodale residence was first discovered at around …

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    13 Dec 13
  • BrandonOskerson

    A Fairmont man is facing felony charges after allegedly raping a teenage girl.  21-year-old Brandon Jay Oskerson is accused of taking off the girl’s clothing and sexually assaulting her in July of 2012. He was …

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    13 Dec 13
  • KeithNovak

    A Minnesota National Guard veteran is due in federal court on Monday on fraud charges. 25-year-old Keith Novak is accused of stealing security clearance information, Social Security numbers and the names of 400 people in …

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    13 Dec 13
  • Flu2

    The spread of influenza across the region continues, with a total of 13 hospitalizations for the flu taking place in Minnesota over the past week. Of those 13 hospitalizations, one of the patients was from …

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    13 Dec 13
  • GasValveRegulator

    The state’s utilities are urging natural gas customers to keep their gas meters free of ice.  The accumulation of ice and snow can lead to a hazardous natural gas buildup inside a house or other …

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    13 Dec 13
  • XcelEnergy

    Xcel Energy has been granted another rate increase from Minnesota regulators. The state Public Utilities Commission on Thursday approved the utility’s request for a 4.6% interim rate hike increase in January, the 6th rate hike …

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    13 Dec 13