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  • MNSecurityHospital

    A patient at the Minnesota Security Hospital in St. Peter who failed to return to the facility after being issued a day pass has been sentenced to a year in prison. 44-year-old Patrick Grande pleaded …

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    16 Jul 14
  • Chicken

    The New Ulm City Council on Tuesday narrowly approved of allowing residents to raise chickens within the city limits. The final vote was 3-2, with Council President Chuck Schmitz and Councilor Ken RockVam voting against …

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    16 Jul 14
  • RoadWorkPilotCar

    Motorists traveling on Highway 19 west of Redwood Falls and Highways 71/19 near Morton will be encountering lane restrictions today (WED) as crews complete a preventive maintenance paving project to extend the life of the …

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    16 Jul 14
  • Flooding2014

    Teams from FEMA and the state are in southern Minnesota again today (TUE), meeting with local officials in Mantorville, Blue Earth and Marshall as they continue assessing storm and flood damage.  Last week Governor Dayton …

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    15 Jul 14
  • Highway93Flooded

    Highway 93 from Henderson to Highway 169 was re-opened to traffic on Monday after being closed since June 19th due to major flooding on the Minnesota River. Motorists are advised to drive with caution as …

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    15 Jul 14
  • Ecoli

    A total of 13 cases of E. coli have been reported in our state recently. The Department of Health’s Mike Schommer says that seven of the people with the infections reported eating at Applebee’s restaurants …

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    15 Jul 14
  • Crops

    Most Minnesota crops conditions showed improvement during the past week. The US Department of Agriculture says that only potato and hay conditions showed a slight decline. Corn conditions are 64% good to excellent while soybeans …

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    15 Jul 14
  • GasPumps

    It’s the middle of the summer driving season, but large drops in the price of oil over the last 2 weeks have led to savings at the gas pump for Minnesota and the nation. Retail …

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    15 Jul 14