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  • 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
  • MNSureAd

    Two Minnesota icons are helping MNSure get the word out about health care coverage options. Paul Bunyan and Babe the Blue Ox will be featured in ads promoting the health insurance marketplace. MNSure Director April …

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    20 Aug 13