• Mitt Romney and his wife Ann talk to reporters and aides on his plane in Des Moines before leaving for New Hampshire, January 4, 2012

    After his razor-thin victory in Iowa, former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney on Wednesday predicted “fast and furious” attacks from rivals seeking to oust him from his front-runner perch in the race for the Republican presidential nomination.

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    The New Ulm City Council on Tuesday approved several resolutions related to the construction of a Menards store in New Ulm, and heard an update on the project’s timeline from company spokesperson Tyler Edwards. He …

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    If you like your winters on the mild side, you’re in luck. We escape the chill of the past couple days today (WED) and rise into the mid to upper 30s across the southern half …

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  • Southern MN Education Tour

    Schools and taxes are the topics as Dayton administration officials gather public input today (WED) in south-central and southeastern Minnesota. Education Commissioner Brenda Cassellius continues her statewide tour on planned changes to No Child Left …

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    The United Way of McLeod County has announced that the regional non-profit will continue its’ current campaign until March 31st due to the “current economic realities.” A $260,000 county-wide need had been established for this …

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    THE STORY: The Vancouver Canucks boast the NHL’s best power play, but haven’t shown it as of late. The Canucks are just 2-for-17 with the man advantage in their last seven games – including a …

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    THE STORY: The Minnesota Timberwolves are believed to be preparing a contract extension offer that would keep Kevin Love in town for the foreseeable future. They’d be wise to get it done sooner rather than …

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    04 Jan 12
  • Preview: Gophers vs Iowa

    THE STORY: Minnesota tries to avoid a 0-3 start in conference play when it hosts Big Ten rival Iowa on Wednesday night. The Golden Gophers are coming off a tough 61-56 loss at then-No. 18 …

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