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  • Foley man died of accident drowning

    Authorities say a man found dead in a park in Central Minnesota in September died due to accidental drowning. Foley police responded to a report of a body in Lion’s Park. Officers found 35-year-old Jason …

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    21 Nov 16
  • Governor Dayton’s X-Mas tree came from Nemadji State Forest

    Governor Dayton’s Christmas tree was harvested from Nemadji State Forest. The balsam fir is 30-feet tall and estimated to be around 45 years old. The DNR’s Amy Kay Kerber says Christmas tree business is big …

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    21 Nov 16
  • Gas prices drop as motorists gear up for Thanksgiving travel

    Motorists preparing to travel for Thanksgiving have falling gas prices to be thankful for. According to GasBuddy.com, prices in 44 of the 50 state are lower than a week ago. GasBuddy projects the national average …

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    21 Nov 16
  • Kiwanis Holiday Lights to feature new displays this year

    The Mankato Downtown Kiwanis Club will host the 5th annual Kiwanis Holiday Lights from Friday until December 31st in Mankato’s Sibley Park. This event is free, however cash donations as well as non-perishable food items …

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    21 Nov 16
  • Blue Earth County recognized for vaccination efforts

    The Minnesota Department of Health has recognized Blue Earth County Human Services for their efforts in immunizing children. Public Health staff received the Pediatric Category award during an immunization conference in September. 

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    21 Nov 16
  • Cop charged in Philandro Castile death to appear in court

    The man who shot and killed Philandro Castile is expected to appear in court today. Officer Jeronimo Yanez shot and killed Castile during a traffic stop in Falcon Heights back in July. Yanez has been …

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    18 Nov 16
  • Christmas tree farms anticipate strong sales

    Minnesota Christmas tree growers are gearing up for a season of high quality Christmas trees thanks to favorable conditions during the 2016 growing season. Many tree farms and retail lots will be open for the …

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    18 Nov 16
  • Man drives jeep through second-story garage

    A Brainerd man somehow managed to not get hurt when he drove his Jeep SUV through the wall of his second-story garage, falling onto the pavement below. When police arrived, the back wheels were still …

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    18 Nov 16