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  • court

    A trial date has been set for a 33-year-old Hutchinson man accused of inappropriately touching two underage girls while living in Mankato several years ago.  Ryan Jacob Zeppelin is facing multiple felony charges for the …

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    20 May 14
  • Planting Corn

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota farmers have been able to make gains planting corn, despite continued wet and cool weather. According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, more than 20 percent of Minnesota’s corn …

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    20 May 14
  • Wetsch

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A bank robber dubbed “the Man in Black” has been sentenced to 14 years in prison. Fifty-one-year-old Mark Wetsch was sentenced Monday in federal court in St. Paul. Wetsch has …

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    20 May 14
  • medical marijuana

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota lawmakers struck a deal Thursday to legalize medical marijuana, handing a major victory to severely ill children and adults whose emotional appeals for help propelled a major policy change …

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    16 May 14
  • unemployment rate

    Minnesota employers shed 4,200 jobs in April, according to figures released today by the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED). March figures were revised downward from 2,600 jobs gained to 700 jobs gained. …

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    15 May 14
  • Joy Baker

    A New London woman has raised questions about attacks on children in Paynesville in the mid-1980s and a possible connection to the abduction of Jacob Wetterling. Joy Baker is Communications Director at Rice Memorial Hospital.KWLM …

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    14 May 14
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    Minnesota farmers were able to make moderate planting progress during the week ending May 11th, according to the USDA, National Agricultural Statistics Service. More progress was made on sandier soils, before planting was once again …

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    13 May 14
  • Wall Cloud in Gaylord

    MANKATO, Minn. (AP) — A spring storm has dropped several tornadoes on the ground in south-central Minnesota, but no major damage or injuries are reported. Tornado touchdowns were reported near St. James and Lake Crystal …

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    09 May 14