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  • Expert Waseca teen accused in bomb plot 'significant risk'

    WASECA, Minn. (AP) – An expert for the prosecution has testified that a teenager accused of plotting to attack his southern Minnesota school poses “a significant risk for future violence.” Tuesday’s hearing is to determine …

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    01 Jul 15
  • Trench collapses at construction site, killing worker

    LAKEVILLE, Minn. (AP) – Police say a 51-year-old construction worker has died after a trench collapsed and trapped him under heavy, wet soil in a Twin Cities suburb. Lakeville Deputy Police Chief John Kornmann says …

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    01 Jul 15
  • 2 hurt during air show in Mankato

    MANKATO, Minn. (AP) – Two people were hurt when a helicopter was accidentally powered up at Mankato’s weekend air show. Authorities say the two suffered minor injuries when a sun shade structure tipped over as …

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    29 Jun 15
  • Case involving man accused of biting girlfriend's ear off headed to trial

    A Chaska man accused of assault against his girlfriend will take his case to trial. Michael Trudeau appeared in Carver County Court Wednesday afternoon to enter a plea of not guilty for charges of first-degree …

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    25 Jun 15
  • Bicyclist hit by car, killed in Mankato

      MANKATO, Minn. (AP) – A 46-year-old bicyclist has died after he was struck by a car in Mankato. Police say David Winters was hit early Wednesday. KTOE Radio reports that emergency crews arrived to …

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    24 Jun 15
  • Judge orders 2nd evaluation for teen accused of school plot

      WASECA, Minn. (AP) – A judge has approved prosecutors’ request for a second psychological exam for a southern Minnesota teen accused of plotting an attack at his school. The exam was ordered by the …

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    23 Jun 15
  • Guaranteed Gravel and Sand site

    MANKATO, Minn. (AP) – City and county leaders in the Mankato area are hoping to move forward on turning a depleted gravel pit southwest of Mankato into one of the region’s largest parks. Mankato City …

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    23 Jun 15
  • MOTORCYCLIST KILLED IN COLLISION WITH DEER

      A Fairmont motorcyclist is dead after colliding with a deer yesterday (Thursday) afternoon north of Henderson. Authorities say 69-year-old Duwayne Krumwiede died at the scene. Krumwiede was northbound on Scenic Byway Road, one mile …

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    19 Jun 15