Faribault

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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

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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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Moms Hail Guilty Verdicts Against Minn. Ex-Nurse

Two mothers are welcoming the guilty verdicts against a Minnesota ex-nurse accused of seeking depressed people online and encouraging two people to kill themselves.

03/15/2011

William Melchert-Dinkel

Judge: Faribault Man Guilty Of Aiding Online Suicides

A Minnesota man accused of seeking depressed people online and encouraging two to kill themselves has been found guilty of aiding the suicides of an English man and Canadian woman.

03/15/2011

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Grandson Accused Of Charging More Than $10,000

A Faribault man is accused of using his grandmother’s credit card to charge more than $10,000 at Wal-Mart, clothing stores, a hotel and other places.

02/08/2011

William Melchert-Dinkel

Ex-Minn. Nurse Pleads Not Guilty To Suicide Aid

A former Minnesota nurse pleaded not guilty Friday to encouraging an English man and a Canadian woman to kill themselves, and his attorney brought another motion to dismiss the case.

11/19/2010

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Judge Won’t Block Aiding-Suicide Case

A former Minnesota nurse who prosecutors say sought out depressed people in Internet chat rooms and encouraged two of them to kill themselves won’t get his case dismissed on free speech grounds, a judge ruled Tuesday.

11/09/2010

William Melchert-Dinkel

Online Suicide Advice: Free Speech?

A former Minnesota nurse charged with aiding the suicides of two people was not covered by free-speech protections when he sought out depressed people online and encouraged them to kill themselves, a prosecutor argued in court documents Wednesday.

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River Body Likely Missing Faribault Woman

Three months after their daughter disappeared in the Cannon River, a Faribault couple feel they have closure.

06/28/2010

14 Year Old Dies After Bicycle Accident

A 14-year-old boy who was hit by a car while riding his bike near Faribault has died.

06/14/2010

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