Minnesota
  • ShacaraFoster

    Officials have ruled that the death of a 19-month-old Minnetrista boy was a homicide. Cottrell Short was hospitalized in February and died a short time later, the result of multiple abdominal and head injuries as …

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    28 Apr 12
  • QRCode1

    Visitors to historic sites in the City of New Ulm can now view video clips on the city’s history with their smart phones. A total of 16 QR Code Placards that can be scanned by …

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    28 Apr 12
  • Burglary3

    The Sibley County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a recent burglary in rural Winthrop. It happened at a residence 6 miles north of Winthrop last week, but there are no suspects at this time. Over $13,000 …

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    28 Apr 12
  • Fire At Fairmont School

    Students in Fairmont were evacuated from school Friday after a fire broke out. The fire at the Lincoln School in Fairmont was reported at 9:50am. It was extinguished by 10am, but smoke from the flames …

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    28 Apr 12
  • Highway14

    The Mayor of North Mankato is asking area residents to contact Governor Dayton and state lawmakers as part of a new push for funding the expansion of Highway 14 from North Mankato to New Ulm. …

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    28 Apr 12
  • Teacher

    Despite opposition from Governor Dayton, the Minnesota House has voted to let schools lay off teachers based on their performance in the classroom and look beyond seniority in job-protection decision. If the Senate passes the …

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    28 Apr 12
  • Prom1

    Several high school proms are taking place around the local area this weekend. School districts holding their formal dances on Saturday include: Belle Plaine, BOLD, Comfrey, GFW, Lake Crystal Wellcome Memorial, Minnesota Valley Lutheran, Mountain …

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    27 Apr 12
  • Texting while Driving

    A New Richland woman accused of causing the death of a motorcyclist because she was texting while driving has been sentenced to perform 480 hours of community service. 23-year-old Erica Nelson was also placed on …

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    27 Apr 12