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  • Arlingtonw

    Construction continues rapidly on a new business in Arlington. Pilot Travel Centers is a transloading station located in the Arlington Industrial Park. The 10,000 square foot building is being constructed on rented land. The business …

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    28 Jun 17
  • Sleepy Eye Lake Trail

    Even if you don’t have a bicycle, you can now have the opportunity to ride one on the Sleepy Eye Bike Trail. Bike share is an automated bicycle check out and return system with six …

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    27 Jun 17
  • DNR fees increase July 1, license fees won’t increase until 2018

    The Department of Natural Resources fee increase for state parks, snowmobiles and ATVs will go into effect July 1st. The cost of fishing and hunting licenses including deer licenses won’t increase until 2018. One-day park …

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    27 Jun 17
  • Minnesota State Capitol is planning a party

    After four years, the Minnesota State Capitol restoration project is almost complete. To celebrate, Governor Mark Dayton and Lt. Governor Tina Smith are inviting Minnesotans to the official State Capitol Grand Opening during the weekend …

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    27 Jun 17
  • Mayo Clinic ranked among best children’s hospitals

    Mayo Clinic Children’s Center has again been ranked as the top performing children’s hospital in Iowa, Minnesota, North Dakota and South Dakota on the US News and World Reports. Rankings of nearly 200 of the …

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    27 Jun 17
  • prostitution

    Three Mankato men have been charged in connection with an undercover prostitution sting conducted by multiple agencies in May. Thirty-one-year-old Ahdayime Ahdesina, 28-year-old Erick Campos and 27-year-old Jonathan Bonnett all allegedly responded to an ad …

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    26 Jun 17
  • Sears

    New owners to the Sears Store in Fairmont took over barely six months ago and were notified recently their store was set to close. Owners Jennifer and Jimmy Bolden found out recently that their store …

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    26 Jun 17
  • Wind turbine

    A represenative from the wind industry and Xcel Energy recently presented a $2 million dollar check to a Mower County representative. The check represents the largest wind energy production tax payment made to any county …

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    26 Jun 17