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  • 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
  • 4 days in jail recommended in texting fatality

      LE CENTER, Minn. (AP) – A woman accused of texting while driving and fatally striking an elderly man along a road in Le Sueur County has pleaded guilty to charges.  Forty-eight-year-old Susan Ann Russo …

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    17 Aug 16
  • Woman fatally shot in Northfield

    NORTHFIELD, Minn. (AP) – Police in a southeastern Minnesota city say a woman in her 60s was fatally shot by another woman who was arrested and later released. Investigators say both women apparently lived at …

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    15 Aug 16
  • Grand Prize Winner Justin Kral of Montgomery

    KCHK’s July Summer Prize Extravaganza Grand Prize Winner was Justin Kral from Montgomery. Justin won the Outdoor Furniture set from Wise Furniture in Le Sueur. He registered at Edel’s Meat Market in Montgomery.   KCHK’s July Summer …

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    08 Aug 16
  • Man killed by falling tree in Lakeville

      LAKEVILLE, Minn. (AP) – Police say a man cutting down a tree in the southern Twin Cities was killed when the tree fell on top of him. Lakeville police say the man, in his …

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    01 Aug 16
  • Jay Anthony Ernst

    HASTINGS, Minn. (AP) – A Minnesota man has pleaded guilty to trying to kill his two young sons during a suicide attempt last year. Dakota County Attorney James Backstrom says 28-year-old Jay Anthony Ernst of …

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    26 Jul 16
  • Mother, son die in Rochester house fire

    ROCHESTER, Minn. (AP) – A 51-year-old mother and her 26-year-old son have died after a house fire in Rochester. Authorities identified the victims as Barbara Ruth Thoreson and her son, Matthew Thoreson. The Rochester Fire …

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    25 Jul 16