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  • Suspect found competent in fake marathon bomb threat

    ST. PETER, Minn. (AP) – A North Mankato man has been found competent to stand trial on charges he phoned in a fake bomb threat to last year’s Mankato Marathon. Fifty-seven-year-old Brian Mechler appeared Tuesday …

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    16 Sep 15
  • KCHK's TCU Back to School Broadcast

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    15 Sep 15
  • Dayton to unveil plan to rescue pheasant population

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – State officials are ready to outline a plan to reverse a long decline in Minnesota’s pheasant population. Gov. Mark Dayton convened hunters, farmers and wildlife experts late last year to tackle the …

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    14 Sep 15
  • Vietnam Veterans Memorial replica coming to Fort Snelling

      FORT SNELLING, Minn. (AP) – A replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington is coming to Fort Snelling. The Minnesotans’ Military Appreciation Fund is hosting “The Wall that Heals” at the Boy Scout …

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    08 Sep 15
  • Teachers' union wants to limit student testing

      MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Minnesota’s teachers’ union wants to limit standardized testing so teachers can invest more time on broader learning in the classroom. Education Minnesota released a report Monday that says high-stakes testing should …

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    08 Sep 15
  • False utility cooperative scam in the area

    There are reports of a false utility payment scam going on in the area. A fellow southern Minnesota electric cooperative has reported that an unknown party is calling the cooperative’s new members and claiming to …

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    03 Sep 15
  • KCHK's New Prague Back to School Broadcast

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    02 Sep 15
  • Girl dies after pond accident

    An eight-year-old little girl died on Monday, Aug. 31, as a result of an accident at the Preserve Addition pond, east of Montgomery.  Irma (Lupita) Garza, the daughter of Jessica and Jesus Gaza, was riding …

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    02 Sep 15