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  • Dollars

    The Brown County Board today (TUE) is scheduled to consider imposing a new wheelage tax of $10 per-vehicle on county residents beginning next year. The 2013 Legislature approved of allowing Minnesota counties to expand their …

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    25 Jun 13
  • RoadWorkPilotCar

    Motorists can expect brief delays on Highway 22 north of St. Peter beginning as of Monday as crews make improvements on the box culvert for Robarts Creek. Traffic will be controlled by a flagger at …

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    25 Jun 13
  • MotorcycleCrash

    A Sleepy Eye woman was hurt in a motorcycle accident north of Cobden Sunday afternoon. Two motorcycles were involved in the incident on Brown County Road 7 in rural Sleepy Eye. Both riders were travelling …

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    24 Jun 13
  • Kayake

    The search for a missing kayaker on the Minnesota River near Courtland continues today (MON) after a full day of searching on Sunday. 51-year-old Stephen Fritze of Watertown, South Dakota failed to make it to …

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    24 Jun 13
  • RoadClosed

    The Minnesota Department of Transportation is advising motorists that Highway 93 between Henderson and Highway 169 is closed due to flooding. Officials say that right now that stretch of roadway is impassable, although they hope …

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    24 Jun 13
  • PowerLineDown

    Xcel Energy crews continue working to restore power to the thousands of Minnesotans who have been in the dark as a result of the weekend’s severe storms. At the height of the power outage nearly …

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    24 Jun 13
  • KurtZellers

    Former Minnesota House Speaker Kurt Zellers is joining the race for governor, saying he would bring a middle-class family man’s sensibility to the job. Zellers held his campaign’s kickoff event Sunday in his hometown of …

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    24 Jun 13
  • MichelleObamaVeggies

    A junior chef from Madelia is among the winners of a White House challenge for kids ages 8 to 12 to create healthy lunchtime recipes. 9-year-old Kaitlyn Kirchner of Madelia will attend a meal at …

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    24 Jun 13