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  • Former gopher to compete at Rio

    A former Minnesota Gopher is scheduled to compete in the Olympic games today (Tuesday). Ben Blankenship will compete in the men’s 1500 meter race at Olympic Stadium in Rio de Janeiro. Blankenship grew up in …

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    16 Aug 16
  • Beaver Lake reopens with warning of “at your own risk”

    Beaver Lake reopened again on Friday after toxic algae blooms were discovered earlier in the week. But officials are saying if you use the lake it is at “your own risk.” The decision Friday to …

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    15 Aug 16
  • Minnesota woman killed in Florida Police Academy exercise

    A Minnesota native is dead following a shooting at a police academy in Florida. Mary Knowlton of Austin was killed when a gun that was suppposed to be loaded with blanks was fired at her. …

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    11 Aug 16
  • Triple A finds that driver’s aren’t securing their loads on the roads

    A new study released by the Triple A Foundation for Traffic Safety found that more than 200,000 crashes involved debris on U.S. roadways during the past four years. Road debris has resulted in approximately 39,000 …

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    11 Aug 16
  • MnDOT holding open house for construction project on Highway 19

    The Minnesota Department of Transportation is holding an open house on Thursday at the Fairfax Community Center on the concrete rehabilitation project that will take place in September. Community members are invited to come anytime …

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    11 Aug 16
  • Henderson man accused of criminal vehicular homicide avoids trial

    A Henderson man accused of three counts of criminal vehicular homicide in a 2014 fatal car crash avoided trial Tuesday in Sibley County District Court by accepting a plea deal. Twenty-two-year-old Joshua Krueger agreed to …

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    10 Aug 16
  • Jim Hagedorn wins GOP Primary in 1st Congressional District

    Republican-endorsed candidate Jim Hagedorn won handily over ┬áchallenger Steve Williams in Tuesday’s First Congressional District primary and now goes up against Democrat Tim Walz for a second time in November. Hagfedorn says when he first …

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    10 Aug 16
  • One person injured in McLeod County crash

    One person was injured Monday afternoon when an unknown vehicle quickly turned in front of another. According to the state patrol a 2014 Jeep Cherokee driven by 46-year-old Lesley Brellenthin of Hutchinson was stopped on …

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    09 Aug 16