Minnesota
  • XcelEnergy

    The state Public Utilities Commission is giving Xcel Energy customers in southern Minnesota the chance to comment on Xcel’s proposed $285-million rate hike. The utility has applied for a 10.7% electrical rate increase. The PUC …

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    04 Mar 13
  • HealthCareReform

    The DFL-controlled Minnesota House is set to vote on a “Health Insurance Exchange” today (MON) that is a part of President Obama’s Affordable Care Act. House Majority Leader Erin Murphy says the Health Insurance Marketplace …

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    04 Mar 13
  • DeerHighway

    A Mapleton woman who struck a deer on Highway 169 Friday morning has reportedly died from her injuries. It happened at just after 6:30am in Faribault County near Winnebago. 45-year-old Catherine Treanor was driving a …

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    02 Mar 13
  • Crash

    Two people were injured in a car crash at the intersection of Highways 71 and 19 in Renville County late Friday morning. A 2009 Chevy Silverado driven by 62-year-old Lyndon Woelfel of Bird Island was …

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    02 Mar 13
  • SWATRiverValleyTacticalResponseTeam

    A 25-year-old Mankato man is in custody following a standoff with police early Friday morning that involved members of the River Valley Tactical Response Team. Authorities were called to the home on Grove Street in …

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    02 Mar 13
  • LionelBenavidez

    A man serving a 25-year prison sentence for the murder of a Mankato man in 2007 made an appearance in Blue Earth County Court on Thursday. 26-year-old Lionel Benavidez was convicted for the murder of …

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    02 Mar 13
  • FireplaceInsert

    A fire that destroyed a historic home near Kasota recently has been ruled accidental. Firefighters from North Mankato, St. Peter, Nicollet and Cleveland battled the blaze at the home of Ruth Dutler off Highway 22 …

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    02 Mar 13
  • HighSchoolCoach

    Minnesota high school coaches could soon have a bit more job protection. A bill now before the Legislature would add a sentence to the existing Minnesota law that governs the rights of coaches to contest …

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    02 Mar 13