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  • Fatal

    The Minnesota Department of Transportation has paid a $30,000 penalty for serious safety violations in the death of a local-area worker clearing floodwaters last spring. 39-year-old Michael Struck, of Cleveland died March 22nd when he …

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    23 Dec 11
  • BankRobbery

    The man who robbed the Wells Fargo Bank in Saint Peter at gunpoint Thursday morning remains at large, and the FBI is now following up on leads that could link the suspect to bank robberies …

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    23 Dec 11
  • 2011StaffPic

    Merry Christmas & Happy New Year From KNUJYour Friend In Southern Minnesota!

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    23 Dec 11
  • StPeterStateHospital

    The state Human Services Department has released a report uncovering abuses of mentally-ill patients at the state security hospital in St. Peter. The report cites staff abuses of two patients, included isolating them for extended …

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    23 Dec 11
  • ISD88SchoolBoard

    The New Ulm District 88 School Board on Thursday gave it’s final approval to the district’s property tax levy for next year. The nearly $5-million levy is only a .65% increase over this year’s levy. …

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    23 Dec 11
  • Crash

    A 20-year-old Alden man has died from the injuries he sustained in a car crash in Blue Earth County’s South Bend Township last Friday night. Daniel Stahl died at St. Mary’s Hospital in Rochester after …

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    23 Dec 11
  • NYA

    Norwood Young America City Councilor Chad Eischens submitted his resignation during the council’s recent meeting. He has been on the council since 2005, with his second term set to expire at the end of next …

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    23 Dec 11
  • BreakIn

    The Belle Plaine Police Department is investigating a burglary in which several Christmas gifts were stolen. The thefts were discovered Sunday morning. A burglar broke into a Belle Plaine storage locker on East Commerce Drive …

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    23 Dec 11