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  • CornHands

    Corn may be headed for a record-breaking year based on the latest USDA Crop Report. The report, released on Thursday, forecasts corn at 13.8 billion bushels, up less than 1% from last month and 28% …

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    14 Sep 13
  • FatalCrash

    A Belle Plaine man who was seriously injured when a semi-truck collided with his street sweeper near Lake Crystal last week has died from his injuries. The eastbound lanes of Highway 60 were closed for …

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    13 Sep 13
  • CriminalSex

    A St. James man has been charged with multiple counts of 1st-degree criminal sexual conduct over allegations that he raped a woman at knifepoint.  58-year-old Juan Arturo Fernandez-Perez is accused of sexually assaulting the 36-year-old …

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    13 Sep 13
  • AndrewDikken

    A reward is now being offered for information that leads to the arrest and conviction of a man suspected of committing a double murder in Granite Falls last week. Kara Monson was shot to death …

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    13 Sep 13
  • JudyHanson

    Long-time Nicollet County Commissioner Judy Hanson died on Tuesday at the age of 70. Hanson reportedly suffered a stroke about 6 months ago, and a second stroke just recently, and had been living at the …

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    13 Sep 13
  • SoldiersDrill

    September is National Preparedness Month, and Nicollet County officials are holding a full-scale emergency preparedness exercise this Saturday. It’s taking place in Bernadotte Township, and will involve Nicollet County Emergency Management, the Nicollet County Sheriff’s …

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    13 Sep 13
  • Drought

    This week’s update from the US Drought Monitor shows that more than 7% of Minnesota is in a severe drought as of Thursday, up from more than 4% a week earlier. The area of severe …

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    13 Sep 13
  • Deer

    Deer hunters take to the Minnesota woods this weekend for the opening of the state’s archery deer season. The archery season opens Saturday morning, giving deer hunters the first chance of bagging a trophy buck …

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    13 Sep 13