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  • Sale of new license plates starts December 1st

    A new Minnesota license plate designed to benefit state parks and trails goes on sale December 1. The image of a canoe in the water surrounded by the four seasons was created by Michelle Vesaas …

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    24 Oct 16
  • Fall color viewing is nearing its end

    It seems like the trees just sprang into brilliant colors and in no time it is already over. Much in Minnesota is past peak for leaf-peeping, but if you head south you will still be …

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    22 Oct 16
  • Minnesota first in nation for recent voting turnout

    New rankings show Minnesota is the state with the most consistent voting turn out. The website 24/7 Wall Street says Minnesota was number one in the nation for the highest voter turnout over the last …

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    22 Oct 16
  • Waseca County Sheriff injured in farming accident

    The Waseca County Sheriff was seriously injured Tuesday in a farming accident. Sheriff Brad Millbrath called 911 after his hand was caught in farm equipment rollers while trying to dislodge a jam in a field …

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    19 Oct 16
  • Facebook post about info becoming public is a hoax

    A post that’s gone viral on Facebook claiming that unless you share the legal disclaimer, all of your private information will be out there for the world to view. Facebook previously addressed the rumors with …

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    19 Oct 16
  • Minnesota man paddles pumpkin 26 miles for new record

    A Minnesota man paddled his 1,000 pound pumpkin 26 miles down the Red River to set a new Guiness World Record. Before beginning his treck, Rick Swenson saw that the previous record was set at …

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    19 Oct 16
  • Judge rejects plea withdrawl in fatal texting while driving case

    On Monday, a judge rejected a New Prague woman’s attempt to withdraw her guilty plea to texting while driving in a crash that killed an elderly man. Forthy-eight-year-old Susan Russo was sentenced to four days …

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    18 Oct 16
  • Minneapolis woman arrested in undercover prostitution sting

    A Minneapolis woman was arrested Saturday evening as part of an undercover prostitution sting at a hotel near Highways 14 and 169. According to the criminal complaint filed in Blue Earth County District Court, 27-year-old …

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    18 Oct 16