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  • Snowmobiler falls through ice in Stearns County

    A 39-year-old man falls through Great Northern Lake in Stearns County while looking for family members. The man went out looking for family members who went fishing on the lake. Before he could find them …

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    30 Jan 17
  • St. Peter’s Polar Plunge to take place Saturday

    St. Peter’s annual Polar Plunge held in conjunction with Winterfest activities will take place Saturday at Hallett’s Pond. Participants must raise at least $75 in pledges to earn the honor of jumping into the freezing …

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    30 Jan 17
  • Mankato daycare provider has license suspended

    The Minnesota Department of Human Services has suspended the licence of a Mankato daycare provider. The department issued a temporary immediate suspension of Rebecca Allen’s license to care for children in her home. Blue Earth …

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    27 Jan 17
  • New disability benefits proposed for Camp Lejeune Veterans

    The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs announced new benefit eligibility for Camp LeJeune Veterans proposed to take effect in March. Disability benefits will be grant for 8 diseases for any Active Duty, Reserve or National …

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    27 Jan 17
  • Vikings announce women’s advisory board

    The Vikings are looking to appeal more to females. The NFL team announced Wednesday that they are forming an advisory board called “Vikings Women.” The seven-woman group will have the duty of working with the …

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    27 Jan 17
  • Truck breaks through the ice on Horseshoe Lake

    Two people are safe after their truck broke through the ice on Horseshoe Lake. The Stearns County Sheriff’s Office says the truck broke through the ice Sunday afternoon. The two people in the truck realized …

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    24 Jan 17
  • 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