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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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Report: Minn. Sex Offender Program Needs Space

The Minnesota Sex Offender Program is looking for an emergency 55-bed expansion as it fills up with sex offenders committed to treatment by the courts after serving prison time.

01/18/2011

Hwy 169 To Be Fixed Soon

It will cost about $250,000 to fix a 200-foot section of Highway 169 that washed away during recent floods just north of St. Peter.

10/06/2010

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