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  • HealthCareReform

    Our state will reportedly have the lowest average premiums nationwide on three health insurance plans to be sold under the federal health care overhaul. Minnesota will offer average monthly premiums of $144 for a plan …

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    25 Sep 13
  • FarmKid

    The US Department of Agriculture wants to make it safer for young people working in farming. The USDA has awarded a grant to provide safety training for more than 2 million young people involved in …

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    25 Sep 13
  • Combine

    The Renville County Sheriff’s Office responded to the scene of a fatal farm accident in Flora Township about 8 miles south of Renville late Sunday afternoon.  Emergency responders arrived on the scene at shortly before …

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    24 Sep 13
  • FatalAccident

    More information has now been released on a pair of farm accidents in Wright County over the weekend that left one man dead and another seriously injured. The first took place at around 6:40pm Friday …

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    24 Sep 13
  • Ambulance

    Authorities say that an Albert Lea man died Saturday while duck hunting in southern Minnesota. The family of 73-year-old Orrie Jirele become concerned when he didn’t return home. Family members later located him near a …

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    24 Sep 13
  • Tasered

    A former New Ulm man is facing attempted murder and assault charges in Colorado. 29-year-old Mitchell Lee Palmer, currently of Colorado Springs, Colorado, has pleaded not guilty to 6 criminal charges, and is scheduled to …

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    24 Sep 13
  • Dog

    A 19-year-old northern Minnesota man is recovering after being shot by his dog. It happened in Cass County. The dog apparently jumped into the unidentified man’s boat and hit the trigger of his shotgun. The …

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    24 Sep 13
  • HealthCareReform

    A special panel is convening at the State Capitol today (TUE) to examine a personal data security breach through Minnesota’s new MNsure health insurance exchange. A MNsure employee apparently sent out an e-mail with the …

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    24 Sep 13