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  • BankRobbery

    The two suspects in a bank robbery in Hutchinson last week will be making an appearance in court on Friday. Authorities say 25-year-old Eric Andrew Ebbers and 25-year-old Erica Reeves each face one felony count …

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    26 Jul 12
  • BrandonHall

    A Hanska man is in custody following a brief standoff with police earlier this week. 29-year-old Brandon Michael Hall held Mankato police at bay inside his ex-girlfriend’s apartment for about a half-hour while babysitting the …

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    26 Jul 12
  • SchoolBus

    Newly manufactured school buses transporting children to and from Minnesota schools will soon be required to have a new safety feature: crossing arms that protrude from the front bumper. A crossing arm will automatically extend …

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    26 Jul 12
  • NUMiddleSchool

    The New Ulm District 88 School Board is expected to reject all of the bids received for the purchase of the former middle school building during it’s meeting this (THU) evening. The district received a …

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    26 Jul 12
  • Springfield1

    The City of Springfield was without power for several hours on Wednesday. The power went out at around 8am, and was restored at around 2pm when the city’s generator kicked in. There had initially been …

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    26 Jul 12
  • SleepyEye

    More than 20 businesses and organizations from around the Sleepy Eye area will be taking part in the 4th annual Party In The Park today (THU). It’s taking place from 5 to 8pm at Allison …

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    26 Jul 12
  • GOP

    Republicans Mike Parry and Allen Quist are sharpening their attacks in an increasingly bitter primary fight in southern Minnesota’s 1st District. Quist called Parry “an embarrassment to the Republican Party” after Parry’s campaign focused on …

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    26 Jul 12
  • Conservation Drainage Session

    A public informational session on “Conservation Drainage” is being held this (THU) evening in the City of Sleepy Eye. Coalition For A Clean Minnesota River Executive Director Scott Sparlin says that today’s informational session will …

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    26 Jul 12