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  • More cases of Legionnaires’ disease confirmed

    Three new cases of Legionaires’ disease linked to the ongoing Hopkins outbreak were confirmed by state officials Tuesday. So far 20 people have been sickened, one of those has died. The Minnesota Department of Health’s …

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    28 Sep 16
  • Hand, foot and mouth disease outbreak across Midwest

    Hand, foot and mouth disease is a common illness among infants and children and a number of cases have been confirmed across the Midwest in recent days. Doctor Pritish Tosh with the Mayo Clinic says …

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    28 Sep 16
  • Deer carcasses not allowed in Minnesota

    Many hunting seasons are already in effect in southern Minnesota including mourning dove season, ruffed grouse, small game, duck and deer archery. Department of Natural Resources Media Specialist Dan Writer says chronic wasting disease is …

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    28 Sep 16
  • Flight paramedic involved in crash remains in critical condition

    The flight paramedic who was involved in a helicopter crash September 17th remain in critical condition at North Memorial Hospital. Thirty-four-year-old Miles Weske was on board a North Memorial Air Care helicopter on its way …

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    26 Sep 16
  • DNR uses drone to rescue small games hunter lost in swamp

    The Minnesota Department of Transportation used a drone to help locate a man who was lost in a swamp in waist deep water in Carlos Avery Wildlife Management Area. Tall cattails made the hunter hard …

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    26 Sep 16
  • FBI seeking the public’s help in mall stabbings

    Federal Investigators are asking for the public’s help as they investigate the stabbings of 10 people at a St. Cloud mall. The FBI asked for information or cellphone video from people who were at Crossroad …

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    23 Sep 16
  • Flooding leads to potential hazards on area lakes

    The Blue Earth County Sheriff’s Office is warning the public of hidden hazards on area lakes. There have been multiple reports of docks and boats floating away due to excessive rain and high waters creating …

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    23 Sep 16
  • Madelia receives federal, state grants

    The City of Madelia will receive $200,000 in federal and state grants to help plan for future economic development. The U.S. Economic Development Administration approved a $100,000 grant. State economic development funds will provide a …

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    23 Sep 16