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William Melchert-Dinkel

Minn. Man Free Pending Appeal In Suicides Case

A former nurse convicted of searching out suicidal people in online chat rooms and encouraging them to kill themselves will remain free pending his appeal to the Minnesota Supreme Court.

07/23/2012

William Melchert-Dinkel

Minn. Appeals Court Upholds Aiding Suicide Conviction

The Minnesota Court of Appeals on Tuesday upheld the convictions of a former nurse who hunted for suicidal people in online chat rooms and encouraged two to kill themselves, saying his actions were not protected speech.

07/17/2012

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Charges: Man Conspired To Kill Boyfriend Of Ex-Girlfriend

A 26-year-old Kenyon man is accused of trying to hire another man to kill the new boyfriend of his ex-girlfriend, according to charges filed Wednesday by the Rice County Attorney’s Office.

05/16/2012

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Authorities: Mother, 3 Kids In Possible Abduction Found Safe

Faribault Police are investigating the possible abduction of a 24-year-old woman and her three small children.

05/02/2012

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Thieves Stealing Thousands From Jewelry Stores Across MN

Minnesota police officers are concerned that a group of jewelry store robbers could get more violent. They’ve hit 13 stores so far, including Douglas Diamonds in Faribault, which was caught on surveillance tape.

05/02/2012

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Gas Prices Could Effect Minnesota Road Repairs

Your wallet is not the only thing being hurt by the higher prices — at least one Minnesota county is cutting back on road repairs.

03/26/2012

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Grannies Make Basketball Their Own And ‘Don’t Feel Silly’ About It

Basketball is the passion for a group of women in Faribault, but it might not exactly be the game that you know.

03/25/2012

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2 Dead In Rollover Crash

A rollover accident on Interstate 90 killed two people Sunday afternoon.

01/02/2012

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Faribault Man Gets 50 Months In Fatal Accident

A Faribault man was sentenced to more than four years in prison in Rice County Court on Tuesday in connection with an accident that killed a 20-year-old woman.

10/25/2011

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Crash Kills At Least 1 In Faribault

At least one person has been killed in a fatal accident in Faribault Saturday morning, according to the Minnesota State Patrol.

10/08/2011

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144-Year-Old Woolen Mill Reopens For Business

Gov. Mark Dayton was in Faribault, Minn. Thursday to celebrate the grand reopening of what used to be Minnesota’s oldest manufacturing plant: The Faribault Woolen Mill.

09/15/2011

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No Cash For Minn. Boy Who Made ‘Miracle’ Shot

A Minnesota boy who made an incredible hockey shot during a charity event won’t collect the $50,000 prize because his twin brother should have taken the shot.

08/31/2011

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Minn. Family Waits To Hear If Shot Is Worth $50K

It could be a few weeks before 11-year-old Nate Smith learns if he’ll collect a $50,000 prize for shooting a puck through a tiny hole 89 feet away — or if he’ll be whistled for a rules violation instead.

08/16/2011

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Man Suspected Of Hitting 3 Minn. Banks In 1 Day

The Minneapolis FBI is asking the public’s help in finding a person they believe robbed two banks and tried to rob a third on Tuesday.

04/26/2011

William Melchert-Dinkel

Ex-Nurse To Appeal Aiding Suicides Conviction

A former nurse accused of seeking out depressed people online and encouraging two to kill themselves was found guilty Tuesday of aiding the suicides of an English man and Canadian woman.

03/15/2011

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