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  • LakeCrystal

    The planned replacement of a damn in Lake Crystal has been delayed after the only bid for the project came in “significantly” over budget. The Blue Earth County Board rejected the bid this week. The …

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    15 Aug 13
  • VikingsTrainingCamp

    The Minnesota Vikings say that around 60,000 football fans attended training camp in Mankato this year. On Wednesday the Vikings said good-bye to local fans after the team’s last practice of the year on the …

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    15 Aug 13
  • OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

    A local area farmer who pleaded guilty to selling raw milk is accused of violating the terms of his parole. A Sibley County prosecutor has asked a judge to order the arrest of Michael Hartmann. …

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    14 Aug 13
  • Judge

    A Lake Crystal man was sentenced to 5 years of probation for felony stalking in Blue Earth County Court on Tuesday. 30-year-old Robert James Sichmeller was accused of ignoring a domestic abuse no contact order …

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    14 Aug 13
  • NailPolishRemoverNotice

    CVS pharmacy will now require a photo ID to buy nail polish remover.  Customers will have to be 18-years-old or older and present a valid identification. The company says they are doing this to curb …

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    14 Aug 13
  • Drought

    A chilly and wet spring followed by a relatively cool summer has erased the drought across most of the state, except for lingering dryness in far northwestern and north-central Minnesota. But State Climatologist Greg Spoden …

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    14 Aug 13
  • Crops

    Minnesota farmers are expected to harvest their second-largest corn crop in state history this year. According to this week’s projections from the US Department of Agriculture, Minnesota’s corn and soybean crops are expected to be …

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    14 Aug 13
  • Vikings stadium 2

    A sports panel has delayed the final approval of contracts for the Minnesota Vikings’ new stadium until it can review litigation involving team owner Zygi Wilf and his family. The Minnesota Sports Facilities Authority had …

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    14 Aug 13