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  • Burglars

    Two more New Ulm residents are now facing criminal charges for their alleged involvement in a string of thefts and burglaries in rural Nicollet County near New Ulm this month. 20-year-old Cody Lee Stark had …

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    31 Jan 14
  • BrandonSchroeder

    A Buffalo Lake man accused of having a meth lab in his bedroom closet made his first appearance in Renville County Court on Thursday. 28-year-old Brandon James Schroeder remains in custody in the Renville County …

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    31 Jan 14
  • DrunkDriving

    A former Mankato police officer accused of driving under the influence is asking that the charges against him be dismissed. Daniel Padilla was pulled over while off-duty at around 4:20am last November after apparently almost …

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    31 Jan 14
  • PropaneTruck

    The Minnesota Department of Agriculture has set up a hotline for farm families dealing with critical propane shortages. The current shortage jeopardizes the ability of farm families to heat their homes and care for their …

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    31 Jan 14
  • MNsure

    State officials say that 14 people who managed the troubled MNsure online health insurance exchange were paid bonuses of more than $26,000 just after its launch. Software problems plagued the website, which overwhelmed its call …

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    31 Jan 14
  • DroneBeerDelivery

    A craft brewer had a plan to deliver beer to thirsty ice fishing anglers on a Minnesota lake until the Federal Aviation Administration stepped in and grounded the idea. Lakemaid Beer wanted to deliver 12-packs …

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    31 Jan 14
  • DaytonDisapproves

    Republican Dave Thompson’s selection of a running mate starts a parade of political pairings in Minnesota’s race for governor. Thompson announced Thursday that Michelle Benson, a fellow state senator, joined his ticket. He says she’s …

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    31 Jan 14
  • PolarPlunge

    Winterfest activities are underway in the City of St. Peter, with several community events taking place as part of the annual festival. The Winterfest Medallion Hunt kicked off the more-than 2 weeks of events in …

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    31 Jan 14