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  • 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
  • FatalCrash

    Authorities continue to investigate a deadly crash in the Le Sueur County community of Montgomery Friday night that left 4 people dead, including an 11-year-old girl. The State Patrol says that 22-year-old Jeffery Miller of …

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    30 Sep 13
  • ChalkOutline

    Police in Annandale are calling the death of a 42-year-old man a homicide. Officers were called to the home of Kyle Greene at about 8am Saturday. They found him dead inside. The medical examiner has …

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    30 Sep 13
  • JustinTollefson

    A 34-year-old New Ulm man has been accused of having sex with a teenage girl. Justin Dennis Tollefson has been charged with 3rd-degree criminal sexual conduct as well as knowingly permitting a child to ingest …

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    30 Sep 13
  • USCapitol

    The current extension of the Farm Bill expires at midnight tonight (MON), but it’s on the back burner as Congress deals with a possible federal government shutdown due to lack of a budget deal. The …

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    30 Sep 13
  • Mosquito

    Mosquito populations in Minnesota are on the decline this fall, including the ones that transmit the West Nile virus. The peak risk period usually runs from mid-July to mid-September. The state Health Department’s Dave Neitzel …

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    30 Sep 13