Minnesota
  • Train

    Officials are investigating a train derailment near Butterfield that happened Wednesday morning.  Nine Union Pacific rail cars tipped over and spilled corn and damage the track.  A Union Pacific spokesman said about 500 feet of …

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    31 Jul 14
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    The prosecutor is appealing after a judge dismissed the most serious charges against  17-year-old John LaDue, the Waseca student accused of planning to kill his parents and his fellow students by bombing the local junior/senior …

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    30 Jul 14
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    After missing his hearing on Friday in his third degree murder case, Blue Earth County Sheriff’s Department reported that Tyler Caputo was taken into custody in the state of Illinois Monday morning.  Caputo is charged …

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    29 Jul 14
  • Speeding

    Starting August 1st, motorists who speed through a work zone and get caught will be fined 300 dollars.  The goal is increased worker safety and surveys have shown the signs that say “fines double in …

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    28 Jul 14
  • Butterfield

    The Watonwan County Sheriff’s Office long with Butterfield First Responders and Mountain Lake Ambulance responded to a call Friday, about an unresponsive newborn in Butterfield. The newborn was pronounced dead at the scene by the …

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    28 Jul 14
  • RobertShoemaker

    A St. Peter Public Schools teacher accused of assaulting a student made an appearance in court Thursday, and the judge rejected a request to suppress a statement the teacher allegedly made in connection with the …

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    25 Jul 14
  • Roundabout

    The new roundabout intersection for Highway 22 and Adams Street in Mankato is scheduled to be opened to traffic this (FRI) evening. The roundabout will be open for east-west and northbound traffic, allowing easier access …

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    25 Jul 14
  • Wolf

    The Department of Natural Resources announced on Thursday that Minnesota’s early wolf-hunting season begins November 8th and the late season for hunting and trapping starts November 29th. A total of 3,800 licenses will be available …

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    25 Jul 14