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  • Vikings stadium 2

    The chair of the Minnesota Sports Facilities Authority says based on information received to date, the Minnesota Vikings “will have the financial capability to move forward with the stadium project.”  Officials are doing a “due …

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    05 Sep 13
  • AndrewDikken

    The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension continues to search for a Granite Falls man that has been named as a “person of interest” in a homicide investigation. The shooting victim has been identified as 26-year-old …

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    04 Sep 13
  • Rollover

    One person was injured in a rollover accident on Highway 15 in Fairmont early Tuesday morning. 23-year-old Courtney Allen of Blaine was driving a 2002 Chevy northbound on 15 when the vehicle left the road …

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    04 Sep 13
  • 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