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  • Judge

    A Franklin woman has been sentenced to 10 days in jail and 2 years of probation for attempting to steal a television set from a local-area Wal-Mart store. 44-year-old Nancy Ann Louwagie pleaded guilty to …

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    04 Sep 13
  • DroughtMap8.27.13

    The drought is back again, especially in the southern half of the state, thanks to mostly dry weather over the past two months. South-central Minnesota is currently 4-6-inches below normal when it comes to rainfall. …

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    04 Sep 13
  • Crops-Soybeans

    Minnesota crops continue to feel stress from warmer-than-normal temperatures. The US Department of Agriculture says that the statewide average temperature last week was 76.7-degrees, nearly 12-degrees above normal. An average of .66″ of rain fell …

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    04 Sep 13
  • Dollars

    The Brown County Board on Tuesday unanimously approved a proposed property tax levy increase for next year of 3.19%. The $11,700 Brown County levy for 2014 is based on a draft 2014 county budget of …

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    04 Sep 13
  • MNStateFair

    The 2013 Minnesota State Fair went out with a bang. A new Labor Day attendance record of 164,277 was set Monday, and Sunday’s 236,197 visitors set a new single-day record. Fair Spokesperson Brienna Schuette says …

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    04 Sep 13
  • AndrewDikken

    Minnesota authorities are looking for a man they believe has information about the killing of a woman in Granite Falls. The Bureau of Criminal Apprehension says that Granite Falls Police responded to a 911 call …

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    03 Sep 13
  • Crash2

    A Green Isle man and his 12-year-old passenger were both injured in a rollover accident on Highway 19 near Lonsdale Monday evening. It happened at around 7:45pm. 41-year-old Roger White was driving a Volkswagon Jetta …

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    03 Sep 13
  • Mosquito

    A second person has died from the West Nile Virus in Minnesota.  The Department of Health has now confirmed 29 human cases of the virus in the state so far this year, and the 2 …

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    03 Sep 13