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1 Killed In 3-Car Crash on I-35 In Faribault

One person is dead after a car hit two vehicles on Interstate 35 in Faribault, Minn. Sunday night. Mach Kuel, 39, of Coon Rapids died Sunday after the car he was traveling in hit one vehicle and side-swiped another. Police said they responded to a call about an accident around 11: 17 p.m. Sunday.

05/26/2014

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2 Families Rescued By Boat, 3 Roads Washed Out In S. Metro

Two Dundas families had to be rescued from their homes by boat after nearly seven inches of rain fell over night in Rice County. According to Rice County Sheriff Troy Dunn, four families total have been displaced in the small town of Dundas, located an hour south of the metro. Three roads are also washed out in Rice Country near Dundas, he said.

07/13/2013

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Shattuck-St. Mary’s Sued By Fmr. Student Over Alleged Abuse

A former student is suing a Faribault prep school in Rice County District Court alleging it allowed a teacher to continue to sexually exploit students.

06/10/2013

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Man Charged With Multiple Robberies, Killing 3 Dogs

A 30-year-old man has been charged with breaking into multiple homes in Northfield, burgling the residences and killing three dogs. According to the criminal complaint, police were called to the home on the 700 block of College Street just after noon on May 8.

05/14/2013

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Prosecutors: Encouraging Suicide Not Free Speech

Prosecutors say a former Minnesota nurse convicted of going online and encouraging two people to kill themselves was not exercising his right to free speech.

02/26/2013

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Faribault Firefighter Killed In Rollover Crash

A 21-year-old firefighter has died after his pickup truck rolled into the Cannon River on Saturday morning, according to authorities.

10/27/2012

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Man Found In Burning Van ID’d

Authorities have identified the man who was found dead inside a burning van last weekend in Rice County.

07/18/2012

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Rice Co. Authorities: Body Found Inside Burning Car

The Rice County Sheriff’s Office is investigating after a body was found inside a burning car in Rice County Sunday morning.

07/15/2012

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Driver Dies After Car Blows Tire, Rolls

A driver was killed in a rollover crash after the tire blew out in Rice County Thursday evening.

03/09/2012

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Car Strikes Horse In Rice County

The Minnesota State Patrol reports that a car struck a horse that was on the roadway in Rice County early Monday morning.

12/12/2011

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Man Sentenced In Rice County Fatal Accident

A 23-year-old man has been sentenced to more than four years in prison for a drunken driving accident that killed a girl he was dating in Rice County.

10/26/2011

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2 Squad Cars Hit In Rice County

Police say glare ice is to blame after two deputy squad cars were hit at the scene of another crash in Rice County.

03/16/2011

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Finding Minnesota: Award-Winning Cheese At Shepherd’s Way Farms

Wisconsin is known for its dairy farms as much as it is known for its Green Bay Packers fans. But you should know that here in Minnesota, we have bragging rights when it comes to cheese makers.

02/06/2011