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  • Gold Coins

    A new state law taking effect this week offers greater protection for those who buy precious metals in Minnesota. The law requires criminal background checks for those who deal in gold coins and other metals. …

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    30 Jul 13
  • Crops

    Cooler weather has given Minnesota farmers a break from the heat. In its weekly crop report for Minnesota, the US Department of Agriculture says that statewide, temperatures for the past week averaged 6.7 degrees below …

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    30 Jul 13
  • MinnesotaNatives

    State workers who were preparing a site for bridge work have uncovered an old campsite along the Minnesota River that gives a glimpse of what Minnesota might have looked like 8,000 years ago. The campsite …

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    30 Jul 13
  • Crash2

    A 2-year-old North Mankato girl was seriously injured in a car crash in Silver Lake Saturday afternoon that also left 4 other people injured. The State Patrol says that 2-year-old Brynlee Wilhelm was taken to …

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    29 Jul 13
  • FatalCrash

    An Owatonna woman was killed was killed when the vintage car she was driving encountered a mechanical problem and flipped over during a touring event in Utah.  51-year-old Karen Johnson was president of the T-Totalers, …

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    29 Jul 13
  • Wicklund1

    An Elk River man in prison for killing the mother of his daughter in Kasota nearly 3 years ago wants to keep his parental rights. Tyler Wicklund is serving a life sentence for slitting the …

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    29 Jul 13
  • Burglars

    The New Ulm Police Department is investigating a pair of thefts that occurred in the community Saturday morning. The first took place at shortly before 7am on the 600 Block of North 8th Street. Thieves …

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    29 Jul 13
  • Judge

    A federal judge has refused to halt a drive to unionize thousands of Minnesota home day-care operators. In a pair of rulings Sunday, Judge Michael Davis essentially agrees with state Solicitor General Alan Gilbert that …

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    29 Jul 13