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  • 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
  • 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