St. Peter

Minnesota House, Republicans, GOP, session, 2011

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

Minnesota House, Republicans, GOP, session, 2011

DFL Rep. Morrow Resigning House Seat For New Job

A Democratic state representative reelected last month to his St. Peter-area seat is resigning for a new job.

12/19/2012

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High-Risk Sex Offender To Move From Golden Valley To Mpls.

A level 3 sex offender will relocate from Golden Valley to Minneapolis, according to Minneapolis Police.

11/30/2012

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Grain Elevator Explosion Victim Remains Devastated

A man who was badly burned when an Illinois grain elevator exploded two years ago knows he may ultimately get a big chunk of the $181 million that a federal jury awarded him and two co-workers who were seriously injured in the blast. He just doesn’t know how much good it will do him.

06/04/2012

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Judges Block Rapist’s Bid For More Freedom

A convicted rapist won’t gain more freedom from a Minnesota program that confines more than 600 dangerous sex offenders after they leave prison.

05/18/2012

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High-Risk Sex Offender Heads To Halfway House

This week, a high-risk sex offender is expected to be released to a halfway house in Golden Valley.

03/12/2012

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Prep Blog: March Tournament Action Heats Up

It’s a sports fan’s favorite time of the year. The state boys hockey tournament is in full swing, the boys basketball section playoffs are underway and the NCAA tournament is just around the corner.

03/09/2012

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State Says It’s Easing Some Restraints For Mentally Ill

State officials say they’re phasing out the use of metal handcuffs and seclusion at a secure hospital for the mentally ill in the wake of fines for maltreatment of patients.

02/21/2012

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Hospital Fined For Abuse Of Mentally Ill Patients

A Minnesota hospital has been fined and placed on conditional status after accusations of workers abusing two mentally ill patients.

12/23/2011

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Official Defends New Head Of MN Security Hospital

The new head of the Minnesota Security Hospital in St. Peter used to lead a Maine hospital that was sanctioned by federal regulators for failing to provide a safe workplace for employees.

09/09/2011

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Dayton Names New Poet Laureate For Minnesota

Gov. Mark Dayton has picked a poet who teaches creative writing as Minnesota’s chief promoter of poetry.

08/23/2011

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Minn. Company Buys Sun Country Airlines

Sun Country Airlines announced Wednesday that they’ve been sold to a private company owned by the Davis family of St. Peter, Minn.

07/20/2011

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Funeral Held For Fallen MnDOT Worker

A funeral was held Monday for the MnDOT worker who died last week fighting the spring floods.

03/28/2011

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St. Peter Man’s Home Floods 3 Times In 12 Months

Gov. Mark Dayton is doing his best to put the mind’s of Minnesotans at ease when it comes to eminent flooding this spring. But while Dayton’s problem is statewide flooding, Chad Bock’s problem is his own backyard.

03/15/2011

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College Tightens Security After 2 Sexual Assault Attempts

Police are still searching for the person responsible for two attempted sexual assaults over the weekend at Gustavus Adolphus College.

03/07/2011

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