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Finalists annouced for new judge seat

Three finalists have been selected for consideration to fill a newly created judgeship in Blue Earth County…

Personal Care Attendant accused of molesting child client

A personal care attendant is accused of molesting his client, a child, last summer. Jesse Joseph Rathai…

Pemberton man facing bias-motivated charges

A Pemberton man is facing charges that authorities say were motivated by bias. Patrick Lee Olson, 39…

Blue Earth County Sheriff’s Office warns of computer ransom scams

The Blue Earth County Sheriff’s Office is warning the public after receiving several reports of  ransomware fraud…

High demand for hospital beds in Minnesota, ICU beds at 95%

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP/SMN) — Health officials say the recent surge in the coronavirus delta variant has…

Mankato woman accused of assaulting 3 police officers

A woman is accused of assaulting three Mankato police officers during her arrest last week. Botobayto Mark…

COVID death in Blue Earth County, more than 1,900 new infections

A person from Blue Earth County has died of COVID-19, according to the Minnesota Department of Health…

COVID deaths reported in Blue Earth, Le Sueur counties

COVID-19 deaths were reported in two southern Minnesota counties Wednesday, as the state adds seven more to…

Man charged with murder in Mankato overdose death

A Mankato man has been arrested in connection to an overdose death in May. Myles Daniel Hickman…

Maple River bridge replacement project starts Wednesday

Blue Earth County Rd 7 will be closed at the Maple River starting Wednesday for bridge replacement…



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