— One of the drivers in a two-vehicle accident was misidentified in a news brief on 1B Tuesday. Samantha Segler, 24, of Le Sueur was driving a southbound 2006 Ford Taurus when the vehicle collided with the 1999 Dodge Stratus Layla Page, 26, of North Mankato was driving north on Highway 169 near North Mankato near Milepost 57. The state patrol had listed the accident as a head-on collision, however, when Page lost control of the Stratus, it veered left into the northbound lane and collided with one side of the Taurus.
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Update: Football players, Hoffner ready to practice again (video)
At a news conference Thursday involving Hoffner, associate head coach Aaron Keen, MSU athletic director Kevin Buisman and player representative Sam Thompson, all parties said they are ready to move forward with the program and play football.
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- Mom, son accused of assisting runaway A Little Falls mother and son, Mary Koran and Joshua Childs, are facing criminal charges for allegedly helping a 16-year-old North Mankato girl run away from home.
- North Mankato man accused of burning girlfriend Leroy Ryrie, 37, was charged this week with two counts of second-degree assault involving substantial bodily harm and use of a dangerous weapon.
- Former Watonwan County investigator sentenced Jeffrey Matthews, 54, was originally charged with felony theft by swindle and misconduct of public officer, a gross misdemeanor offense.
- Freight truck jack-knifes near Le Sueur Truck driver Kenric Fisher of Greenboro, N.C., injured when semi jackknifes on Highway 169.
- Mankato area job numbers up 2.1 percent in March There were 54,793 jobs in the Mankato-North Mankato Metropolitan Statistical Area, up 1,120 from March of 2013.
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- Case made for Security Hospital project Lucinda Jesson, the state’s human services commissioner, visited the Regional Treatment Center in St. Peter Wednesday to talk with staff and reporters about the importance of securing state money for a $56 million expansion.
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