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    A witness to a bar fight in Faribault now faces charges after police found he was wanted on felony warrants in two other states. Zechariah Dirk Jans, 22, of Faribault, was identified as a witness …

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    16 May 12
  • Motorcyclist remains in critical condition following crash with SUV

    A motorcyclist remains in critical condition and an SUV driver could face charges after a head-on collision this week in Northfield. Around 4 p.m. Monday, James R. Rutherford, 38, of Faribault, was driving north on …

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    16 May 12
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    A Jordan man accused of passing out behind the wheel of his vehicle while it was stopped at an intersection in February was sentenced to probation and community service last week. Daniel Robert Hanson, 21, …

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    16 May 12
  • Crews pull woman’s body from southern Minn. river

    MANKATO, Minn. (AP) – Divers have recovered the body of a 21-year-old Mankato woman who disappeared while tubing on a southern Minnesota river. Blue Earth County Chief Sheriff’s Deputy Mike Maurer says divers located the …

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    16 May 12
  • Workers OK strike at 8 Twin Cities hospitals

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Workers have authorized a temporary strike at eight Twin Cities hospitals. Ninety-one percent of union members voting favored authorizing a two- to five-day strike. The union represents 3,500 nursing assistants, technicians and …

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    16 May 12
  • Mayo employee sentenced for stealing patient info

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – A former Mayo Clinic employee will serve three years of probation for stealing patient information from the health care organization. A federal judge Tuesday also ordered Autumn Wright to serve 300 hours …

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    16 May 12
  • Clay Co. woman convicted of setting fires

    MOORHEAD, Minn. (AP) – A Clay County woman who blamed her ex-lover for setting a series of fires at her farm has been convicted of arson. Tara Andvik sobbed quietly as the guilty verdicts on …

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    16 May 12
  • Man pleads guilty to choking HCMC lab tech

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – A Minneapolis man has pleaded guilty to choking a lab technician at Hennepin County Medical Center. Forty-five-year-old Timothy Marshall pleaded guilty Tuesday to second-degree assault. He was facing charges of attempted second-degree …

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    16 May 12