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  • Non-browning apple to be sold in U.S.

    A genetically-modified apple is about to hit the U.S. market, and its Canadian developer is hoping consumers will actually prefer it to regular apples. The Arctic Apple has lower levels of an enzyme that causes …

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    24 Jan 17
  • Stamp prices go up again

    The cost of the stamp rose again going from 47 to 49 cents Sunday. The U.S. Postal Service had lowered the cost of the stamp to 47 cents in April of last year. The price …

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    23 Jan 17
  • Teens hurt after being hit by a truck

    Three teenagers are hurt after being hit by a truck. The crash happened Thursday morning in Ostego. The truck driver ignored a stop sign and hit the three high school students while they were trying …

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    20 Jan 17
  • Community evacuated due to plant fire

    Investigators are looking into the cause of a fire that forced a community to evacuate. The fire broke out at a manufacturing plant in the small northwest Minnesota town of Warren on Wednesday evening. The …

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    20 Jan 17
  • Civil suit settlement proposed

    A settlement has been proposed in a lawsuit filed by a former employee of the Minnesota Valley Education District. Former social worker Vickie Hager filed a civil suit last year claiming she was retaliated against …

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    20 Jan 17
  • Drunk driver with four prior convictions hits squad car

    A St. Peter drunk driver with four prior DWI convictions crashed into a squad car. Thirty-nine-year-old Christopher Allen Kelly of St. Peter was charged Wednesday with fleeing police, DWI refusal, DWI reckless driving, speeding and …

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    20 Jan 17
  • Lake Crystal School Board member receives award

    A Lake Crystal School Board member was recently recognized for his years of service on the Lake Crystal Wellcome Memorial School Board. Kent Thiesse has served on the board for the past 27 years including …

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    20 Jan 17
  • Thief steals rifle from Ramsey County squad car

    Deputies are searching for a suspect who stole an AR-15 rifle from a Ramsey County Sheriff’s Office squad car. The theft happened a couple of week’s ago. The Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office has been called …

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    18 Jan 17