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  • St. James

    The Southern Minnesota Initiative Foundation announced St. James was one of 7 Small Town Grant recipients. Communities were selected from a competitive application process. The St. James Uniting Cultures was awarded $10,000. The vision and …

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    27 Oct 17
  • Ambulance

    Two Litchfield city workers were injured Tuesday when the telescoping bucket attached to a parked boom truck they were in was hit by a semi. Forty-one-year-old Michael Grabow of Litchfield and 54-year-old Randy Groskreutz of …

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    26 Oct 17
  • Harvest2

    On a rainy, windy day in late August, Phillip Sellner and Joe Sellner of Sleepy Eye were on their way to a farm to pick sweet corn for the evening’s KC Corn Feed in Sleepy …

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    26 Oct 17
  • GFW

    At a recent Gibbon-Fairfax Winthrop School Board meeting, members reviewed a letter from Minnesota Education Commissioner Dr. Brenda Casselius about a two-question bon referendum coming up for vote November 7th. Casselius wrote that the proposed …

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    26 Oct 17
  • Henderson,_Minnesota

    The Southern Minnesota Initiative Foundation announced that Henderson was one of 7 Small Town Grant winners. The goals of the grant are to bring community leaders together in a collaborative and inclusive way to create …

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    26 Oct 17
  • bicycles

    Minnesota ranks second as the most bicycle friendly state across the country. Minnesota has held its ground in the top five since the League of American Bicyclists’ ranking began in 2008. The Minnesota Department of …

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    26 Oct 17
  • Waseca factory

    More than 700 people will lose factory jobs in Waseca, Luverne and Grand Rapids as plant owners close or scale back their operations. In Waseca, Quad Graphics, formerly known as Brown Printing, announced they will …

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    25 Oct 17
  • Nicollet County Sheriffs office

    A 19-year-old Ellsworth man is facing felony pornography charges. Dallas Dakota Mitchell was charged friday in Nicollet County District Court with felonies for using a minor in pornography, child solicitation and a gross misdemeanor producing …

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    25 Oct 17