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  • JeffreyMatthews

    A former Watonwan County fraud investigator accused of claiming over $1,600 in wages for time he was not working was sentenced to 3 years of unsupervised probation on Tuesday. 55-year-old Jeffrey Matthews of New Ulm …

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    17 Apr 14
  • JeremySwenson

    A North Mankato police detective is facing multiple felony drug charges after allegedly stealing prescription pain pills from a friend. Jeremy Swenson was put on unpaid administrative leave while the case was being investigated by …

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    17 Apr 14
  • Puppy

    The Minnesota Better Business Bureau has issued a warning on a new scam targeting people shopping for a puppy. Scammers are apparently setting up fake websites and claiming they’re dog breeders with puppies to sell, …

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    17 Apr 14
  • ErikHastad

    A 19-year-old man has admitted that he hosted an underage drinking party attended by a high school athlete from Dawson who was later found dead of hypothermia. Erik Hastad pleaded guilty in Lac qui Parle …

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    17 Apr 14
  • STDAwareness

    The state Health Department is reporting a sharp increase in some sexually transmitted diseases in Minnesota in 2013. The overall STD rate went up 10% from 2012 to 2013, but the increases were much higher …

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    17 Apr 14
  • ToddHoffner2

    Wrongly-fired MSU-Mankato Head Football Coach Todd Hoffner was back on the job as of Wednesday, but his former football team refused to take the field for practice. The MSU players would not participate in the …

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    17 Apr 14
  • MarkThomasCo

    The Sleepy Eye Area Chamber of Commerce has announced their 2014 Business of the Year. The Mark Thomas Company has been doing business in Sleepy Eye since 1991. The family-owned company carries a full line …

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    17 Apr 14
  • FoodShelf

    The New Ulm Area Emergency Food Shelf received a big donation of food and money Tuesday from students at New Ulm Area Catholic Schools. It was the most ever in the 26 years that the …

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    17 Apr 14