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  1. Gustavus Adolphus announces record $25M donationRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 17 | TwinCities

    ST. PETER, Minn. -- A $25 million gift, the largest single donation in the history of Gustavus Adolphus College, will serve as the cornerstone of a $65 million renovation and expansion planned for the Alfred Nobel Hall of Science.


  2. Remembering Sally RossRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 15 | TwinCities

    Summer visitors to downtown St. Paul encounter hanging baskets of blooming flowers that stretch from the Xcel Energy Center to Lowertown. In addition, many businesses maintain their own pots of flowers outside their entrances.


  3. Minnesota grants 4th-ever sex offender release from lockupRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 11 | TwinCities

    Rows of razor wire line the fence surrounding the Minnesota Sexual Psychopathic Personality Treatment Center in Moose Lake. A 68-year-old man who has spent two decades in the Minnesota sex offender treatment program is on the verge of provisional release after a special court panel granted his placement in a four-bed residential facility in rural Olmsted County.


  4. Talks in Minnesota Sex Offender Program case beginRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 9 | TwinCities

    Rows of razor wire line the fence surrounding the Minnesota Sexual Psychopathic Personality Treatment Center in Moose Lake. State lawmakers and other top-ranking officials will meet behind closed doors in a federal courthouse Monday to begin talks on how to fix the Minnesota Sex Offender Program.


  5. Mankato girl, 14, killed in tractor accidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 7 | TwinCities

    ST. PETER, Minn. -- A 14-year-old Mankato girl died in a tractor accident Thursday night on Minnesota 99 in Nicollet County.


  6. Oakdale man accused of randomly shooting, killing boy, 9, found incompetent to stand trial againRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 29, 2015 | TwinCities

    An Oakdale man accused of randomly shooting at vehicles two years ago and killing a 9-year-old boy in a minivan has been found incompetent again to stand trial. Nhan Lap Tran, 36, has been civilly committed to the state Security Hospital in St. Peter, Minn., since a few months after the Feb. 11, 2013, shootings.


  7. Minnesota Security Hospital workers seek more freedom to use restraints on violent patientsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 29, 2015 | TwinCities

    ST. PETER, Minn. -- Union workers at the state hospital that houses 373 of Minnesota's most violent and mentally ill patients want more freedom to use restraints amid recent incidents resulting in injuries to staff members.


  8. Mankato girl struck, seriously injured by boatRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2015 | TwinCities

    Authorities say a 15-year-old Mankato girl was seriously injured when she was struck by a boat on East Jefferson Lake in southern Minnesota. KTOE-AM reports the sheriff's office says Marah Elizabeth Bengston of Mankato was wakeboarding behind her father's boat when she lost her balance and fell into the water.


  9. Church of St. Peter parish marks 175 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 10, 2015 | TwinCities

    The Church of St. Peter in Mendota, the oldest active Roman Catholic parish in Minnesota, will celebrate its 175th anniversary Sunday. The celebration begins at 8 a.m. at nearby St. Peter's Cemetery, where parishioners will gather to recognize family members, and it concludes with a brat and hotdog lunch at 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Auxiliary Bishop Andrew Cozzens will celebrate Mass at 10 a.m., followed by a group photo of parishioners at 11:15 a.m. The event also will mark the 10-year anniversary of the newer church building, a short walk from the old church, built in 1853, which is used for morning Mass from Monday through Friday as well as for weddings and funerals.


  10. Minnesota sex offenders remain in limbo, despite rulingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2015 | TwinCities

    Rows of razor wire line the fence surrounding the Minnesota Sexual Psychopathic Personality Treatment Center in Moose Lake. Despite a sternly worded ruling from a federal judge that many of Minnesota's sex offenders who've served their sentences could be long overdue for release, they're likely to spend many more months -- maybe even years -- in the state's civil commitment program.


  11. Minnesota sex offender program unconstitutional, judge rulesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2015 | TwinCities

    A federal judge ruled Wednesday that Minnesota's sex offender treatment program is unconstitutional, but deferred any immediate action to await further proceedings on a remedy. U.S. District Judge Donovan Frank largely sided with the more than 700 residents who were civilly committed to the Minnesota Sex Offender Program after they completed their prison sentences.


  12. Judge could force Minnesota lawmakers to overhaul sex offender programRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2015 | TwinCities

    A highly anticipated federal court ruling expected this week will likely have a major impact on the Minnesota Sex Offender Program, which has been challenged as unconstitutional. There was hope the Legislature would tackle the issue before the end of the regular session, but lawmakers made no progress.


  13. Downtown St. Paul bike loop's design slowly taking shapeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2015 | TwinCities

    The downtown St. Paul bikeway would be elevated to sidewalk level and surrounded by tree or plant buffers, separating cyclists from drivers and pedestrians alike. Whether it will be dubbed the Saintly City Bikeway, Capital City Trail or Rivertown Corridor has yet to be decided, but St. Paul planners say a new downtown bike loop will fill a veritable doughnut hole separating cyclists west of downtown from the riverfront trails along its eastern edges.


  14. Song-a-day crooner to mark his 1,000th YouTube videoRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2015 | TwinCities

    Zachary Scot Johnson is close to singing his thousandth song over more than 2 1/2 years of daily YouTube postings. On Sept.


  15. At CHS Field, it's not just the grass that's greenRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2015 | TwinCities

    At various points in its history, the Lowertown site of the new CHS Field housed a rail yard, a coal-gasification plant, a slaughterhouse and a shampoo plant. It was one of the 10 most-polluted brownfield sites in the Twin Cities, according to the St. Paul Port Authority.


  16. Capitol catch-up: Big issues dominated the week at the LegislatureRead the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2015 | TwinCities

    The Legislature this week was dominated by major and divisive issues: welfare reform, liquor laws, education policy, a funding package for roads, bridges and mass transit, and significant tax cuts. Dueling transportation funding packages from the House and Senate are on a collision course after the Senate passed its transportation package Monday.


  17. North Mankato: 'Jughead' the dog doing well after rescueRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2015 | TwinCities

    A dog that ran loose with a plastic container stuck over its head until saved by area animal lovers has gained weight and a new name. Gulliver, the mixed breed formerly called Jughead by his rescuers, has put on 10 pounds since being picked up by Don and Katherine Nelson of Madison Lake in a North Mankato park about three weeks ago.


  18. St. Peter teacher resigns after hitting student with backpackRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 27, 2015 | TwinCities

    ST. PETER, Minn. -- The St. Peter school board accepted Robert Shoemaker's resignation Monday night, officially parting ways with the disgraced teacher convicted of hitting a student in the head with a backpack in the fall of 2013.


  19. North Mankato: Dog rescued after head stuck in jar 3 weeksRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2015 | TwinCities

    The dog who'd been running loose in the Benson Park area with its head stuck inside a plastic jar is stuck no more. Rescuers Don and Katherine Nelson of Madison Lake estimate the emaciated black Lab had the container around his neck for three weeks. 1 comment

  20. Mankato: No jail time for Philip Nelson in assault on ex-football playerRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2015 | TwinCities

    Former University of Minnesota quarterback Philip Nelson apologized Monday for his role in a fight outside a Mankato bar last spring that caused a serious brain injury to a former Minnesota State football player. Nelson, 21, was sentenced to 100 hours of community service and won't have to serve jail time for his part in the May 11 attack on Isaac Kolstad.


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