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  • SchoolStudents

    Newly released ratings are giving Minnesota school officials a sense of optimism. The state released its Multiple Measurement Ratings on Tuesday.  Nearly 560 schools increased their test scores by at least ten percentage points over …

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    02 Oct 13
  • FatalCrash2

    The State Patrol continues to investigate a crash on Highway 12 east of Dassel Monday that left one person dead. It happened at shortly after 7am Monday just east of Meeker County Road 6. A …

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    01 Oct 13
  • CrimeScene3

    Authorities are investigating the discovery of a body in a ditch near Lonsdale. The body was found at about 4:30pm Monday in Rice County’s Wheatland Township. No other details have been released at this time. …

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    01 Oct 13
  • Cuffs

    The death of a 42-year-old man in Annandale over the weekend was ruled a homicide, and authorities have now made 2 arrests in connection with the death. Officers were called to the Annandale home of …

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    01 Oct 13
  • Judge

    A Danube man has been sentenced to 5 years of supervised probation and time served in jail for the financial exploitation of a vulnerable adult in Springfield. 65-year-old Terrance John Rickers pleaded guilty to the …

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    01 Oct 13
  • USCapitol

    The partial federal government shutdown now underway means that around 18,000 federal employees that work and live in Minnesota will be furloughed without pay. Federal courts will operate as usual for at least another 10 …

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    01 Oct 13
  • MNsure

    Minnesota’s online health insurance exchange will reportedly be available to consumers as planned today (TUE), but not until sometime in the afternoon. MNsure officials want to make sure the system connects properly with federal computer …

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    01 Oct 13
  • Crops-Soybeans

    Soybean maturity has advanced rapidly in Minnesota over the past week, but still lags behind the normal pace. The US Department of Agriculture says that 40% of Minnesota’s soybean crop has reached maturity. That compares …

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    01 Oct 13