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  • MNLegislature

      Governor Dayton meets with legislative leaders again today (WED) to try to hammer out an agreement for a planned special session in early September for storm relief. Dayton has agreed that repealing a new …

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    21 Aug 13
  • Cigarette and tabacco packs on a shelf

    A one-time tax on cigarette supplies has generated more than $30.4-million, most of which will be used as a backup funding stream for the new Minnesota Vikings stadium. The details were released Tuesday. The tax …

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    21 Aug 13
  • Mosquito

    If the number of mosquitoes seems worse to you this summer than it has in recent years, then it’s probably true. Experts say it’s been a buggier-than-normal summer in many places around the US because …

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    21 Aug 13
  • Walz

    Southern Minnesota Congressman Tim Walz will be in New Ulm on today (WED) for a “Conservation Potluck” lunch with local and state leaders. It begins at 11am on the banks of the Minnesota River in …

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    21 Aug 13
  • Crash2

    A 19-year-old Henderson man was injured Sunday evening when his car hit a driveway approach about 6 miles north of Henderson. It happened at just before 8:30pm on the Minnesota River Scenic Byway in Jessenland …

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    20 Aug 13
  • CropDustingHelicopter

    Authorities continue to investigate a helicopter hitting some power lines about 4 miles northeast of Green Isle Friday evening. 27-year-old Daniel Lee of Belle Plaine was reportedly able to maintain control of the crop-dusting helicopter …

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    20 Aug 13
  • Thunderstorm

    The Truman School Board on Monday learned that a series of issues have plagued Truman Public Schools since the school building was struck by lightning earlier this month. The lightning strike took out 2 sump …

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    20 Aug 13
  • Crops

    Minnesota farmers got plenty of time in their fields last week, thanks to a string of sunny days. But the lack of moisture is drying out topsoil. The US Department of Agriculture reports that an …

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    20 Aug 13