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  • GFWiPads

    Classes got underway at the Belle Plaine School District last week, and the students there now have around $200,000 worth of new technology with which to further their educations. The Belle Plaine School Board last …

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    13 Sep 12
  • GrainBinRescue

    A 19-year-old farmworker died in a Waseca County grain bin on Tuesday. Authorities were called to the farm on 403rd Avenue near Janesville at shortly after 12:30pm Tuesday. Emergency response personnel estimate the man was …

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    12 Sep 12
  • ElishebaSwett

    A Worthington woman accused of kidnapping an employee at the New Ulm Wal-Mart and claiming there was a bomb in the store pleaded guilty to kidnapping and terroristic threats in Brown County Court on Tuesday. …

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    12 Sep 12
  • RenvilleFoodShelfArson

    The cleanup continues following a fire at the Renville County Food Shelf and Red Cross building in Olivia Sunday night, and the food shelf is making preparations to re-open in the future. The fire started …

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    12 Sep 12
  • Fire

    The St. Peter Fire Department responded to a truck fire about 5 miles west of town on Highway 22 Tuesday afternoon. Firefighters arrived on the scene at around 3:45pm, and found the grain truck’s trailer …

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    12 Sep 12
  • BankRobbery

    The two suspects in a bank robbery in Hutchinson in July have now been indicted by a federal grand jury. 25-year-old Eric Andrew Ebbers of Wisconsin faces felony counts of bank robbery in federal court …

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    12 Sep 12
  • DayCare

    The state has revoked the license of a North Mankato daycare and preschool after an investigation revealed multiple violations. The Minnesota Department of Human Resources has ordered Trinity Daycare and Preschool to close its doors …

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    12 Sep 12
  • WaterPolice

    The ongoing drought led the Fairmont City Council on Monday to vote to ban non-essential water use, effective immediately. The DNR requested the water restrictions due to how low the Blue Earth River watershed level …

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    12 Sep 12