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Ruling In Minn. Malnutrition Case Upheld On Appeal

A court ruling stripping a Minnesota couple of parental rights of their malnourished child has been upheld.

11/18/2013

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Minn. Couple Accused Of Starving Son Enter Plea

A southern Minnesota couple accused of starving their adopted son to the point that authorities said his bones were protruding reached a plea agreement with prosecutors Monday.

10/21/2013

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4-Year-Old Girl Airlifted To HCMC After Dog Bite

A four-year-old girl suffered a dog bite to the neck Saturday morning at a rural residence near Courtland in Nicollet County. According to the Nicollet County Sheriff’s office, the girl was bit on the side of her neck by a 7-year-old German Shepherd/Australian Shepherd mix while she was petting it at. She was transported to the New Ulm Medical Center, and later airlifted to Hennepin County Medical Center in Minneapolis.

09/07/2013

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Dayton Sets February Special Elections For House

Gov. Mark Dayton has ordered a pair of special elections for Feb. 12 to fill two open state House seats.

01/08/2013

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GOP’s Quist Seeks Comeback To Minn. Legislature

Former state lawmaker and longtime Republican activist Allen Quist says wants to return to the Minnesota Legislature.

01/04/2013

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Man Killed In Head-On Crash With Semi In Nicollet County

Authorities say a 63-year-old North Mankato man was killed in a crash Monday when his car was hit by a semi in Nicollet County, according to the Minnesota State Patrol.

12/11/2012

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Allegedly Starved Minn. Boy To Stay In Foster Care

A judge says an 8-year-old boy who was allegedly starved by a Minnesota couple will remain in foster care for now.

12/03/2012

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Charges: Couple Starved Boy, 8, Down To 35 Lbs.

A North Mankato couple allegedly starved their adopted son to the point that the 8-year-old weighed just under 35 pounds, according to newly filed criminal charges. The abuse was carried out in full view of the boy’s three siblings, the criminal complaint says.

11/05/2012

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Patient Missing From Treatment Center Located

A patient who went missing from the St. Peter Regional Treatment Center Tuesday has been located Wednesday afternoon.

05/09/2012

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Treatment Center Patient Arrested In Mother’s Stabbing

Authorities say a St. Peter Treatment Center patient stabbed his mother multiple times at Seven Mile Park Tuesday.

05/09/2012

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North Mankato Family Wins $2.99M Hot Lotto Jackpot

Lottery officials say Thomas Browne, his son Lee Browne and his daughter Elaine Pleiss presented the winning ticket Thursday.

03/23/2012

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Hot Lotto Ticket With $2.99M Jackpot Sold In Minn.

Someone has bought a winning Hot Lotto ticket in Minnesota worth a nearly $3 million jackpot.

03/15/2012

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$2.99 Million Lottery Ticket Sold In Nicollet County

A Hot Lotto ticket with a $2.99 million jackpot has been sold in Nicollet County Wednesday, according to the Minnesota State Lottery.

03/15/2012

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Iowa, Minn. Authorities Investigating Hog Thefts

Nearly 1,000 hogs have been stolen from Iowa and Minnesota farms in recent weeks, and investigators believe one or more well-organized animal theft operation may be responsible.

09/22/2011

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Police: Mankato Woman, 85, Dies In Crash With Semi

A semi truck and a car collided Monday, killing an 85-year-old woman in Nicollet County, police said.

08/22/2011

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