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  • Governor visits Minnesota Security Hospital

    Governor Mark Dayton along with House Speaker Kurt Daudt recently toured the Minnesota Security Hospital in St. Peter. After touring the building, the state leaders met with about 30 staff members who have been part …

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    08 Aug 16
  • Sibley County Sheriff’s Office warns of counterfeit bills

    The Sibley County Sheriff’s Office issued a warning recently that counterfeit bills are being passed around the county. According to authorities, on July 23rd the sheriff’s office received a report of a counterfeit bill being …

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    03 Aug 16
  • Mayo Clinic claims top spot of hospitals in US/Minnesota

    The Rochester hospital took the top spot on the U.S. News and World Report’s annual hospital rankings that were released Tuesday. Mayo Clinic ranked top among the hospitals in the publication for the past few …

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    03 Aug 16
  • DNR discovers new bat species in Minnesota

    The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources together with Central Lakes College has discovered a bat species new to Minnesota. The bat was caught in early July at the Minnesota Army National Guard’s training site in …

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    02 Aug 16
  • Three people drown in Minnesota lakes over the weekend

    Three people have reportedly drowned in Minnesota lakes over the weekend. A 7-year-old girl was found unresponsive in a Bloomington Lake Sunday afternoon. She was pulled from the water at East Bush Lake Beach. She …

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    02 Aug 16
  • Deer numbers on the rise, licenses on sale

    Steadily growing deer populations may produce more deer sightings and slightly more harvest opportunities for hunters during the 2016 season. Although one-deer limits remain in place for much of the state. Hunters can buy deer …

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    02 Aug 16
  • National gas prices reach lowest mark in 100 days

    National pump prices have fallen 50 of the past 51 days for a total of 25 cents per fallon. The national average price for regular unleaded gasoline has declined to $2.13 per gallon which is …

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    02 Aug 16
  • New laws take effect today

    Eleven new laws are set to hit the books today (Monday). Perhaps the most notable new law is that minimum wage goes up 50 cents per hour. It’s the third of three increase put into …

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    01 Aug 16