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  • Jobs

    Verso Paper in Sartell has announced plans to permanently cut 175 employees. Plant Manager Pat Gibney says while paper prices have risen only about seven-percent over the past couple of years, the cost to manufacture …

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    11 Oct 11
  • Vikings

    A Ramsey County panel is set to decide whether county residents get to vote on a proposed sales tax increase to help build a new Minnesota Vikings stadium. The Ramsey County Charter Commission meets Tuesday …

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    11 Oct 11
  • Pawlenty Portrait1

    Former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty peers straight ahead in a dark suit with the state Capitol behind him in an official portrait that will forever hang in the building. Pawlenty opted against a symbol-laden painting …

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    11 Oct 11
  • MatthewAlbrecht1

    Human bones believed to be the remains of a Mapleton man missing since April of 2010 continue to be found in a creek bed south of Mankato. At least a half-a-dozen searches of the area …

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    11 Oct 11
  • Detours

    A special open house concerning the future of Highway 4 in and around the City of St. James is taking place this (TUE) afternoon. St. James City Manager Joe McCabe says Mn/DOT engineers and city …

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    11 Oct 11
  • SpecialElection1

    The New Ulm Area Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring another Hot Topics Breakfast this Friday, and the topic this time is the upcoming levy referendum vote for New Ulm’s District 88 Schools. Superintendent Harold Remme …

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    11 Oct 11
  • Meth

    A traffic stop in Lake Crystal has led to felony drug charges being filed against a Farmington man. 41-year-old Lonnie Alan Giles allegedly had nearly 8 grams of methamphetamine in his possession when the car …

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    11 Oct 11
  • Munt

    A Burnsville man who murdered his ex-wife in a Mankato parking lot last year began his life sentence on Friday, and surrendered custody of his 3 young children, who witnessed the killing. 35-year-old Joel Marvin …

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    11 Oct 11