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  • Suicide prevention site created with federal grant money

    In 2015, the suicide rate in Minnesota was at 13.1 per 100,000 people, the highest ever recorded. Recently the Minnesota Department of Health announced they have been awarded a $3.75 million federal grant to use …

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    30 Dec 16
  • Cambria’s plans to expand are nearing the finish line

    Cambria in Le Sueur has plans to expand, except a rest stop sits in it’s way. After year’s of delays, the Le Sueur Economic Development Authority approved a deal that would allow the manufacturer land …

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    30 Dec 16
  • McLeod County receives grant for Dakota Trail improvements

    McLeod County has received a large grant for improvements to the Dakota Trail. The $647,000 grant will pay to pave the trail from the Carver County boarder to the city of Lester Prairie. Parks Director …

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    30 Dec 16
  • Scam Alert

    Police are sending out an alert concerning a person posing on the phone as a deputy U.S. Marshal. The individual calls people and tells them they have a warrant and must surrender to authorities. Police …

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    29 Dec 16
  • Winter driving dangers

    The Minnesota State Patrol is bringing home the dangers of winter driving with a newly released video. It shows three cars hitting a slick spot, but highlights a dangerous mistake most people make after crashing. …

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    29 Dec 16
  • murder-investigation

    A University of North Dakota pathologist says human remains found during a search of Fargo earlier this month are those of a missing Twin Cities woman Michelle Newell. Authorities say the suspect in Newell’s death, …

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    29 Dec 16
  • Minnesota State Capitol

    The revamped Minnesota Capitol is set to reopen on Tuesday for the legislative session in St. Paul. The historic government building underwent its first major upgrade since it first opened in 1905. A few areas …

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    29 Dec 16
  • Name of deceased driver in Scott County crash released

    The name of the man killed in a Monday night crash in Scott County near Jordan has been released. The state patrol says 53-year-old Calvin Robnik of New London died in a broadside collision when …

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    28 Dec 16