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  • Alvis More1

    A former Blue Earth County commissioner was killed Monday while he was apparently using a tractor to stop a grass fire. The Mankato Free Press reports investigators say 77-year-old Alvis More was found in a …

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    02 Nov 11
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    HASTINGS, Minn. (AP) — A man accused of driving drunk and causing a fatal Christmas Eve crash has been convicted in Dakota County. Prosecutors say Jeffrey Martin’s blood alcohol was twice the legal limit when …

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    02 Nov 11
  • Photo credit: Shakopee Valley News

    Paragon Bank in downtown Shakopee was robbed at gunpoint late Tuesday morning by a masked man who made off with an undisclosed amount of cash. The Shakopee Daily News reports police were called to the …

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    02 Nov 11
  • Photo credit: Le Sueur News-Herald

    U.S. Congressman John Kline spent some time near Le Sueur late last month to meet with ag industry leaders and discuss looming federal regulations that could impact local agriculture. The hour-long roundtable at the home …

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    01 Nov 11
  • handcuffs

    A 29-year-old Shakopee man is facing several criminal charges after stealing a pizza delivery vehicle, driving drunk and crashing into a garage. A Domino’s Pizza driver had just delivered a pizza on the evening of …

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    01 Nov 11
  • Installation Pastors Spaulding and Trewartha

    Rev. Dr. Steve Trewartha of New Prague was installed as pastor of the New Prague Lutheran Church (NPLC) at their October 30 service. NPLC, a new church in New Prague, is a member of Lutheran …

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    31 Oct 11
  • robbery

    The Chaska Police Department is requesting the public’s help in identifying the suspects involved in the armed robbery of a SuperAmerica in Chaska. Three suspects, wearing masks and white surgical gloves, entered the store just …

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    28 Oct 11
  • mn ballot

    Waseca County officials are cautioning voters to watch out for invalid absentee ballot applications being mass distributed in Waldorf and Pemberton. Joyce Oliver, Waseca County auditor-treasurer, told the Mankato Free Press it’s creating a mess …

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    28 Oct 11