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  • Former Gophers quarterback enters plea in fight case

    MANKATO, Minn. (AP) – Former Minnesota Gophers quarterback Philip Nelson has pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor charge stemming from a fight that left a former Mankato football player with a serious brain injury. Nelson pleaded …

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    21 Jan 15
  • Republican senators want to phase out Social Security tax

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Senate Republicans want to ditch Minnesota’s tax on Social Security checks. Minnesota is one of just seven states that apply an income tax to Social Security. Seniors who make less …

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    21 Jan 15
  • Ex-Gophers quarterback reaches plea deal in assault case

    MANKATO, Minn. (AP) – The attorney for Philip Nelson says the former Minnesota Gophers quarterback has agreed to plead guilty to a misdemeanor charge stemming from a fight that injured former Minnesota State, Mankato, linebacker …

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    20 Jan 15
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    Congratulations to Tom and Loni Graham, Le Center’s St. Patrick’s Day 2015 Grand Marshalls

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    19 Jan 15
  • Farmers Continue Planting Following Cold Wet April

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Minnesota will get $9 million under an initiative announced by the U.S. Department of Agriculture on Wednesday. The agency has approved 115 proposals nationwide for the first round of funding …

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    15 Jan 15
  • MNsure

      ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – State officials say a problem with the MNsure system has prevented about 7,500 people from enrolling in public health insurance programs. The Minnesota Department of Human Services expects to …

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    13 Jan 15
  • Superbowl Sweepstakes

    Tony Jelinek of Montgomery was the big winner in KCHK’s Super Bowl Sweepstakes!  Tony is pictured here with KCHK Sales Manager Matt Reak receiving gift cards from Coborn’s Liquor and Grocery in New Prague.  He …

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    09 Jan 15
  • Blizzard warning posted for southern Minnesota

      MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Forecasters expect blizzard conditions to develop in a portion of the Minnesota River Valley. The National Weather Service says wind gusts of 40 to 50 mph combined with fresh snow will …

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    08 Jan 15