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  • ECigarette

    The Mankato City Council has voted to ban the use of e-cigarettes in public buildings. Monday’s vote was 6-1. The ban on the vapor-emitting devices comes over concerns whether that vapor is dangerous, especially second-hand. …

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    14 Jan 14
  • SisterCities2014Recognition

    The New Ulm Sister Cities Commission on Monday presented its annual recognition award to long-time Sister Cities Commissioner Terry Johnson. Sister Cities Chair Bruce Fenske says that Johnson has served the Commission for 14 years, …

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    14 Jan 14
  • Morning News, 1/14/14

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    14 Jan 14
  • Close-up of fresh snow on a windshield.

    Snow and blowing snow is heading into central and southern Minnesota on a clipper system that will blanket the region with two to four fresh inches tonight (MON) and into early tomorrow morning.  Forecasters with …

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    13 Jan 14
  • JonasNelson

    An 18-year-old rural Montgomery man was charged with 2nd-degree murder in Le Sueur County Court Wednesday after allegedly shooting his father in the head last Monday night.  Jonas David Nelson is apparently the one that …

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    13 Jan 14
  • Judge

    The former city administrator for the City of Hector has pleaded guilty to an amended charge of gross misdemeanor theft by false representation for falsely claiming more than $7,000 in expenses in 2012. 60-year-old Barbara …

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    13 Jan 14
  • JacobFriedrichs

    A St. Peter man in jail for allegedly committing a string of burglaries across Nicollet County is now facing additional charges over accusations  that he helped conduct another theft while in custody. 35-year-old John Jacob …

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    13 Jan 14
  • CodyMann

    A Monticello man is in custody after allegedly killing and skinning his pet cat and baking it in his oven. 28-year-old Cody Alexander Mann has a history of drug abuse and mental illness, and  now …

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    13 Jan 14