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  • 911

    Pranksters who dial 911 without a real emergency to report face stiffer penalties under a new Minnesota law hitting the books this week. The law effective Thursday targets those who report a fictitious emergency to …

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    29 Jul 13
  • Crash2

    A rural Danube man was seriously injured in a two-vehicle crash just north of Olivia Thursday morning. The crash occurred at just before 8am at the intersection of 830th Avenue and 330th Street. 33-year-old Travis …

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    27 Jul 13
  • SergioMorales

    A St. James man faces a felony assault charge for an incident at the Watonwan County Fair that allegedly led to another man being airlifted to a Rochester hospital. It happened at just before 1am …

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    27 Jul 13
  • Drought

    Drought conditions in Minnesota have increased by a total of 6% over the past week.  The latest US Drought Monitor shows abnormally dry conditions spreading further into southern Minnesota, and most of the state’s increase …

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    27 Jul 13
  • MNCapitol

    A massive $272-million renovation project at the Minnesota Capitol that could take several years received its final go-ahead vote this week. Crews are expected to start tearing up the lawn on the Capitol grounds within …

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    27 Jul 13
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    Former Minnesota Viking Chris Kluwe started a “Twitter War” this week when he sent a Tweet about training camp.  The punter joked he was better off at the Oakland Raiders camp in Napa, California than …

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    27 Jul 13
  • RelayForLife

    The 18th annual Brown County Relay For Life was held overnight Friday at the county fairgrounds in New Ulm. Co-Organizer Sue Dietz says that a total of 22 teams and 220 walkers took part in …

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    27 Jul 13
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    27 Jul 13