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  • Fire

    Fire deaths have gone down in Minnesota over the past 40 years — even as the population and number of recorded fires each year is going up.  According to a new report from the state …

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    22 Oct 13
  • Harvest

    Cool, wet weather has slowed Minnesota’s corn and soybean harvests in the past week. The US Department of Agriculture says that Minnesota had only three days suitable for fieldwork last week. Our state’s average temperature …

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    22 Oct 13
  • SpeedLimit60

    The Minnesota Department of Transportation is raising the posted speed limit from 55 to 60 miles-per-hour on 730 miles along three highways in greater Minnesota. New signs reflecting the higher limits began going up on …

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    22 Oct 13
  • CandidateForum2

    The St. Peter League of Women Voters and Chamber of Commerce are sponsoring Candidate Forums today (TUE) and Thursday. The forums are free and open to the public, and begin at 7pm in the Governors …

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    22 Oct 13
  • HueyHelicopter

    The McLeod County Veterans Memorial Park in Hutchinson should have a new arrival for display today (TUE). Officials say a Vietnam-era Huey Helicopter is expected to arrive at some point today following years of a …

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    22 Oct 13
  • Highway14Sign

    The Minnesota State Patrol has released the name of the person involved in a rollover accident on Highway 14 in Nicollet County early Saturday morning. 23-year-old Anna Kuehl of Shakopee was travelling eastbound on 14 …

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    21 Oct 13
  • Close-up of fresh snow on a windshield.

    The first measurable snow of the season fell on Sunday in northern Minnesota. The community of Askov in Pine County got the most with 5 inches. A little more than two inches of snow is …

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    21 Oct 13
  • Radon

    This is Federal Radon Awareness Week and officials are urging Minnesotans to test their homes for the colorless, odorless gas. Dan Tranter with the State Health Department says more than 40% of houses in Minnesota …

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    21 Oct 13