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In Ohio Woman’s Murder, Suspect’s Wife Says There’s More To The Story

The wife of a Faribault man accused of killing a woman from Ohio believes there’s more to the story than what police have made public.

08/10/2015

Roseville Tops White Bear Lake 21-14

Prep Blog: Previewing Last Year’s 5A State Football Field

Last year in Class 5A, Mankato West returned to the top, beating Simley in the Prep Bowl as the Scarlets made their ninth state tournament appearance. It was their fourth championship. So out of last year’s state tournament teams, which has the best chance to be holding the championship trophy at the Prep Bowl? Here is a look at what’s head in Class 5A, based on last year’s state tournament teams.

08/07/2015

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Woodbury Man Drowns In Pond Near Faribault

Authorities say a Woodbury man has drowned in a pond near Faribault (FAIR’-boh) in southern Minnesota.

07/05/2015

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Bird Flu-Related Layoffs Harming Faribault’s Economy, Residents

It has been nearly three weeks since the last reported case of the bird flu in Minnesota. But the state has been hit hard since the outbreak began in March. About nine million turkeys and more than 100 farms have been lost.

06/24/2015

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Faribault Tennis Coach Finishes Marathon Of Matches

The head coach of the Faribault girls tennis team is proud, and as he describes it, “hurting all over.” He likely broke a world record.

05/30/2015

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5 Charged In Faribault Hogtie Assault Incident

Four men and three women are accused of hogtying a man and assaulting him in Faribault Saturday.

05/28/2015

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Faribault Man, 77, Dies After Hit By Car While Walking Dog

A 77-year-old Faribault man has died after he was hit by a car while walking his dog.

05/24/2015

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Bird Flu Outbreak Forces Minnesota Companies To Cut Jobs

Rembrandt Enterprises is laying off nearly 40 full-time employees, for now. The virus hit its egg-laying plant in Renville earlier this month and forced them to put down more than 2 million chickens.

05/22/2015

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Bird Flu Takes A Big Hit On Minn. Wood Recycling Company

Losses due to the bird flu in Minnesota are now estimated at more than $300-million dollars. It’s not just turkey farmers that are affected, the bird flu has created a trickle-down effect. It’s even impacted a wood-recycling company in Faribault.

05/19/2015

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State Takes Over Nursing Homes In Faribault, Owatonna

State authorities have taken over management of nursing homes in Faribault (FAIR’-boh) and Owatonna after their owners ran into financial troubles.

05/08/2015

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Jennie-O Lays Off 233 Workers In Faribault Due To Bird Flu

Jennie-O Turkey Store says it’s laying off 233 employees at its processing plant in the southern Minnesota city of Faribault because of bird flu outbreaks that have cut the number of available turkeys.

05/05/2015

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State Patrol: Woman, 86, Killed In Rice County Crash

One person was killed Saturday and another was hurt after a two-car crash in southern Minnesota, according to the Minnesota State Patrol. Authorities were called to the crash at about 5:38 p.m. on Highway 60 at Dalton Avenue in Faribault.

04/05/2015

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State Patrol: Crash In Rice Co. Leaves 1 Dead

The Minnesota State Patrol is investigating a deadly crash involving three people in Rice County. Police say the accident happened on Hwy 60 just west of Faribault at around 5:30 p.m. Saturday.

04/04/2015

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Police: 2 Arrested Following Bloomington Hotel Shooting

Bloomington police say they arrested a man and a woman in connection to a Saturday night shooting at a hotel near the Mall of America.

03/29/2015

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Prep Blog: Looking Back On An Eventful Winter Season

It’s transition time in Minnesota’s prep sports scene. The winter season is over and the champions have been crowned. While we have the time, let’s look back on an eventful winter season and reflect on the teams and games that gave us excitement and allowed us to appreciate high schools sports for what they are: Fun, competitive and entertaining.

03/27/2015

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3 Injured After Attack By 2 Rottweilers

Two adult males and one teenager are recovering after being attacked by two Rottweiler dogs on Saturday. According to the Faribault Police Department, officers responded to a call of a dog attack in the 1000 block of 1st Avenue Northwest in Faribault.

03/02/2015

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Coaches’ Behavior Called Into Question After Dance Competition Controversy

Controversy is surrounding the Minnesota State High School High-Kick Dance Championship after several of the teams claim the winning group copied their dance from a Utah dance line.

02/16/2015

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Utah, Faribault Coaches Address State Dance Controversy

Utah coach Shannon Mortensen and Faribault coach Lois Krinke addressed the controversy surrounding Faribault’s state high-kick dance title Monday afternoon on WCCO Radio with Chad Hartman.

02/16/2015

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Faribault Dance Team Wins Championship Amid Controversy

The Faribault Emerald dance team took home the first place trophy in the class AAA high kick dance championship, but not without controversy. Many of their competitors claim they copied a dance and didn’t deserve the win.

02/15/2015

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Police: 2 Rice County Inmates Escaped Jail, Stole 2 Vehicles

Police say two Rice County inmates are back in custody after escaping from jail and then stealing and crashing two vehicles.

01/22/2015

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Teens Re-Arrested After Faribault Jailbreak

If you’re going to attempt a jailbreak, wouldn’t you have a plan for ditching your orange jumpsuit? Rice County authorities say two minimum-security inmates, both 18 years old, threw a fire extinguisher through a window and escaped from the county jail in Faribault early Wednesday morning.

01/21/2015

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Faribault Police: Mother, 32, Found Dead In Home

The cause of death of a 32-year-old mother found unresponsive Friday morning in a Faribault home is not clear, according to police. Crews responded to a report of an unresponsive woman in a residence on the 300 block of 14th Street Northwest at about 7:20 a.m.

01/17/2015

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J.P. Parise Dies At 73 After Battle With Cancer

J.P. Parise, the former North Stars playmaker and father of Wild star Zach Parise, died Wednesday following a struggle with lung cancer. He was 73.

01/08/2015

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Actress To Host ‘Good Lie’ Minnesota Screening

Actress Kuoth Wiel will host a red carpet screening of the movie “The Good Lie” Tuesday in St. Louis Park. Wiel makes her screen debut in the movie about Sudanese refugees resettling in Kansas. Best Actress Oscar winner Reese Witherspoon stars alongside Sudanese actors.

10/11/2014

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A Year Later, Betsy The Dog Is Reunited With Owners

A long journey for a family and their dog has a happy ending. Betsy the coon hound ran away from her Faribault home about a year ago.

09/26/2014

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