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  • Dollars

    The federal government has given Minnesota a $39-million grant to continue developing the health insurance exchange that’s a major part of the Obama administration’s health care overhaul, otherwise known as “Obamacare.” The funds will be …

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    18 Jan 13
  • ToddPrafke

    St. Peter City Administrator Todd Prafke has had his contract with the city renewed, and the St. Peter City council this week voted to give Prafke a 2% raise. That is the same rate increase …

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    18 Jan 13
  • GibbonWinterFest

    The City of Gibbon’s 3rd annual Winterfest gets underway today (FRI). It kicks off with a Winterfest Warm-Up wine and beer tasting at the South 80 Social Circle in Gibbon, followed by a dance party …

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    18 Jan 13
  • Crash2

    A 17-year-old from Eagle Lake was killed Wednesday when her car ran off the road and rolled down a steep embankment before coming to rest at the edge of the Le Sueur River. Hannah Gamble …

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    17 Jan 13
  • TimothyHuber

    The trial of a Paynesville man accused of murder will likely be scheduled for April or May. 46-year-old Timothy John Huber faces 1st and 2nd-degree murder charges for the October 2011 shooting death of Timothy …

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    17 Jan 13
  • Crash

    A New Ulm woman was injured Wednesday morning after losing control of her vehicle on Highway 14 east of Essig. The 2002 GMC driven by 31-year-old Brandy Aarons went into the ditch at just after …

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    17 Jan 13
  • JailCell

    A former bank officer from Belview has been sentenced to two years in federal prison for stealing hundreds of thousands of dollars from customers at Minnwest Bank in Marshall. The judge also ordered 48-year-old Barbara …

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    17 Jan 13
  • Counterfeit

    Counterfeit bills have been showing up in several area communities in recent days, and an investigation is underway. The most recent incident was at a grocery store in Henderson, where 4 counterfeit $20 bills were …

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    17 Jan 13