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  • EmployeeTheft

    A former Mankato banker has pleaded guilty to embezzling upwards of $120,000 in customer funds for her personal use. 65-year-old Carolyn Faye Hampel of Jackson entered the guilty plea in federal court on Tuesday. She …

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    18 Apr 12
  • Fireworks

    Minnesotans are one step closer to legally buying and shooting off a wider range of fireworks this summer. The Minnesota Senate approved a bill Tuesday to make aerial fireworks legal in the state. Current law …

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    18 Apr 12
  • Melchert-Dinkel1

    The attorney for an ex-nurse found guilty of encouraging two depressed people to commit suicide is asking the Minnesota Court of Appeals to overturn his conviction on free speech grounds. Oral arguments are taking place …

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    18 Apr 12
  • GlencoeGardenCenter1

    A former Glencoe businessman and his wife have been ordered to pay $20,000 over the next 2 years in a settlement agreement. The owners of the former Glencoe Garden Center, Bryan and Joyce Koepp were …

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    18 Apr 12
  • NU City Council Vacancy

    The plan to construct a Menard’s store in the City of New Ulm will move closer to being a reality this (TUE) evening with a pair of items on the New Ulm City Council agenda. …

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    17 Apr 12
  • RonPaul1

    Mitt Romney may be the supposed frontrunner for the Republican presidential nomination – but he’s not the most popular GOP candidate in Minnesota. Texas Congressman Ron Paul swept the 3rd, 5th and 6th Congressional District …

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    17 Apr 12
  • Vikings Stadium Update

    A major setback for a Vikings stadium bill late Monday night in a Minnesota House committee. The bill is barely alive after failing on a six-to-nine vote, with under two weeks to the target date …

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    17 Apr 12
  • TedSuss1

    The Minnesota DFL Party officially endorsed Ted Suss of Wabasso as it’s candidate for the District 16 State Senate seat during the district convention in Granite Falls over the weekend. Suss was unanimously chosen to …

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    17 Apr 12