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  • Some Freeborn County residents not about Ted Nugent

    Ted Nugent is playing at the Freeborn County Fair and not everyone is happy about it. A group of residents is trying to get the fair’s organizers to cancel Ted Nugent’s concert because of his …

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    01 Aug 16
  • Winona to vote on Pokemon Go ordinance

    The Winona City Council is considering an ordinance designed to keep Pokemon Go players out of Veterans Memorial Park. The park is a burial site for veterans and may people have complained about the number …

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    01 Aug 16
  • Ice Bucket Challenge funds a breakthrough in ALS research

    The Ice Bucket Challenge that swept the nation in 2014 to raise awareness and money for ALS research has paid off. The Ice Bucket Challenge raised more than $100 million dollars for the ALS Association …

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    29 Jul 16
  • Filings are open for Springfield City Council, School Board

    Serving on the city council or school board is a way to provide a valuable service to your community. In Springfield there are three city council terms and four school board terms that will retire. …

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    28 Jul 16
  • MPCA issues fines for two area ethanol plants

    The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency issued two area ethanol plants fine Tuesday. POET Biorefining in Bingham Lake and Minnesota Soybean Processors of Brewster were each fined over $4,000 for quality violations. The MPCA issued penalties …

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    28 Jul 16
  • Litchfield woman pinned between heavy equipment

    A Litchfield woman is injured after she ended up pinned between a dump truck and forklift Monday afternoon. Meeker County Sheriff’s Office says they responded to the accident at a business off of West Highway …

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    27 Jul 16
  • Meeker County officials help with injured eagle

    A Litchfield resident was on a bike ride recently when he came upon an eagle with an broken wing. Two deputies were dispatched to County Road 28 and 200th Street in Greenleaf Township with assistance …

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    27 Jul 16
  • Bear cools off in kid’s swimming pool in Duluth

    It’s just a normal day in northern Minnesota to have a bear cooling off in the kid’s swimming pool. Even Duluth has been hot over the past week. When Duluth resident Dave Zbaracki looked out …

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    27 Jul 16