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  • AmyKlobuchar

    Information collected by black box “event data recorders” in new cars would remain private unless there’s a court order, a vehicle recall or emergency medical response to a crash — that’s the goal of a …

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    23 Oct 13
  • MnSCU

    It’s “College Knowledge Month,” and all 31 schools in the state college and university system will be waiving admission application fees for one week, starting this Friday. Vice Chancellor of Academic and Student Affairs John …

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    23 Oct 13
  • BrownCountyEvaluationCenter

    The Brown County Board on Tuesday approved the 2014 contract with the Brown County Evaluation Center for detox services. The Center’s total budget for next year is around $870,000, of which Brown County will pay …

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    23 Oct 13
  • MariLuMartens

    Sibley East Elementary School Principal Mari Lu Martens is representing Minnesota in Washington DC this week as our state’s “National Distinguished Principal.” The National Association of Elementary School Principals recognition honors elementary and middle school …

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    23 Oct 13
  • ChildAbuse

    A southern Minnesota couple accused of starving their adopted son pleaded guilty to child neglect in Nicollet County Court Monday. Mona and Russell Hauer of rural North Mankato entered Alford Pleas in the case, meaning …

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    22 Oct 13
  • DavidMiller2

    A former New Ulm Medical Center doctor accused of stealing pain medication from a vulnerable adult at an assisted living facility was convicted of felony theft on Monday and sentenced to 45 days in jail …

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    22 Oct 13
  • 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