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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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Faribault Police Seek Help Identifying Robbery Suspect

Faribault police are asking the public’s help in identifying a teenager suspected of robbing a Kwik Trip convenience store over the weekend with a knife.

09/23/2014

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Cops: Girls Admit To Defacing Graves With Markers, Spray Paint

Police in southern Minnesota say that earlier this week two preteen girls defaced numerous grave markers with spray paint. The vandalism happened at Maple Lawn Cemetery in Faribault, and the local police department says it was reported on Monday.

09/11/2014

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Police Search For Missing Faribault Teen

Police are asking for the public’s help in locating a missing Faribault teen they believe is a runaway. Faribault Police says 17-year-old Ramlo Hassan Ali was last seen on Aug. 25. Ali allegedly told friends that she planned to take a road trip. She said the less they know, the better.

09/02/2014

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Online Suicides Case Back In Lower Court

Prosecutors in Minnesota argued Friday that a former nurse should be convicted of assisting suicide for sending emails and other online communications in which he urged two people to kill themselves and gave them information on how to do it.

08/08/2014

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Medical Examiner: Delbert Huber Died Of Natural Causes

The man who shot and killed a teacher in 2011 and was later questioned in Jacob Wetterling’s disappearance died in prison of natural causes, according to the Ramsey County Medical Examiner.

07/09/2014

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Turkey Truck Tips Over In MN; Pig Truck Rolls Over In Iowa

Tuesday brought some tough cleaning-up jobs following two unusual accidents. The first happened at Highway 21 and Park Avenue in Faribault, Minn., when a truck carrying turkeys tipped over. All of the turkeys had to be removed from the truck.

06/10/2014

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Minnesota Prep School Suit Moved To Federal Court

Federal courts will hear a new lawsuit alleging that a southern Minnesota boarding school knew a former teacher was sexually abusing male students but took no action.

05/29/2014

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Minnesota Prep School Sued Again Over Sex Charges

A southern Minnesota boarding school faces a third lawsuit alleging that the school knew a former teacher was sexually abusing male students but took no action. Attorneys for a former student filed the lawsuit Tuesday against Shattuck-St. Mary’s school in Faribault.

05/14/2014

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Minnesota Prep School Sued Again Over Sex Charges

A southern Minnesota boarding school faces a third lawsuit alleging that the school knew a former teacher was sexually abusing male students but took no action.

05/13/2014

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Third Civil Suit Filed Against Shattuck-St. Mary’s

A third civil suit was filed Tuesday in a Rice County Court against Shattuck-St. Mary’s School in Faribault, Minn., alleging that administrators knew a teacher had engaged in sexually-inappropriate behavior with male students. The student who filed the suit claims his was abused during the 2000-2001 school year by Lynn Seibel, according to the law firm of Jeff Anderson and Associates. Seibel was both a drama teacher and was a “dorm parent,” who lived with some of the students.

05/13/2014

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Six Shattuck-St. Mary’s Alum In NHL Playoffs

Steve “Rooster” Erickson is at home in his office sharpening skates. He has sharpened the skates of Jonathan Toews, Sidney Crosby, Zach Parise, Jack Johnson, Eric Haula and Nathan MacKinnon. Why? Because they’ve all come through Shattuck – St. Mary’s in Faribault.

04/25/2014

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Man’s Body Found In Open Field In Faribault

Authorities in southern Minnesota are investigating after a worker in an industrial area found the body of an adult male Tuesday in an open field. Faribault Police officers were called to the open field south of 30th St. NW and Industrial Drive at about 1:47 p.m. Tuesday after the man was found lying in the snow.

03/05/2014

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Ex-Republic Airlines pilot pleads guilty to threat

A former Republic Airlines pilot has pleaded guilty to threatening to torture and kill the company’s CEO and his family. The U.S. attorney’s office says 37-year-old Matthew Richard Walker, of Faribault, Minn., entered the plea Monday in federal court in Kansas City. Prosecutors said one threatening letter was discovered in August 2012 in the cockpit of an aircraft that was parked at Reagan National Airport in Washington.

02/10/2014

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Smart Spending Week: Sample Community Theaters

One way to entertain the whole family for less is through taking advantage of Minnesota’s thriving theater scene. Inside Paradise Community Theater in Faribault, Minn., actors and crew work tirelessly to bring this empty restored movie theater to life.

12/02/2013

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Faribault-Operated Tour Bus Crashes In Va., 13 People Hurt

Virginia state police say the driver of a passenger tour bus has been charged after the bus went into a ditch along the Eastern Shore and 13 people suffered minor injuries. State police spokeswoman Corinne Geller says the crash occurred shortly after 6 a.m. Saturday in Machipongo.

10/12/2013

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Ex-Teacher Gets Over 4 Years On Sex Abuse Charges

A former teacher at a boarding school in southern Minnesota has been sentenced to more than four years in prison for sexually abusing six male students more than a decade ago. Lynn Seibel pleaded guilty to seven counts in July, more than a year after police began investigating alleged sexual contact with students at Shattuck-St. Mary’s school.

10/04/2013

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