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  • Flood damage estimates rise in Waseca

    WASECA, Minn. (AP) – Estimates of flood damage are rising in Waseca. Waseca County’s emergency management director, Nancy Lageson, tells The Free Press of Mankato that the county’s assessment has doubled since last week’s heavy …

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    28 Sep 16
  • Man dead in Burnsville after police-involved shooting

    BURNSVILLE, Minn. (AP) – Police in Burnsville say a man has died in an officer-involved shooting. Police say the man, who was reported as suicidal, left an apartment complex with a gun around 8:25 p.m. …

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    27 Sep 16
  • Minnesota officials wait to reopen flooded roads

    WASECA, Minn. (AP) – Hundreds of residents in flood-ravaged Waseca and St. Clair are dealing with property damage while state transportation officials wait for the water to recede to begin inspecting inundated roads and bridges. …

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    27 Sep 16
  • Suspect arrested in fatal pedestrian crash in Scott County

    ELKO NEW MARKET, Minn. (AP) – Police in Scott County say they’ve caught up with the motorcyclist that struck and killed a pedestrian before fleeing. The 24-year-old woman was hit by the motorcycle Sunday about …

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    26 Sep 16
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    19 Sep 16
  • Man sentenced to a month in jail in crash that killed 2

    MANKATO, Minn. (AP) – A 19-year-old man has been sentenced to a month in jail for causing a crash that killed a North Mankato couple. Christopher Schneider pleaded guilty to careless driving in the July …

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    13 Sep 16
  • summer extravaganza

    Grand Prize winner in KCHK’s Summer Prize Extravaganza for the month of August is Brian L. O’Malley from Le Center! Brian registered at Carquest in Le Center and was the lucky name drawn to receive …

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    10 Sep 16
  • Confession in boy's death solves case that haunted Minnesota

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – A Minnesota man’s confession to abducting and killing 11-year-old Jacob Wetterling nearly 27 years ago has put to rest a mystery that had haunted the state and led to changes in national …

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    07 Sep 16