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  • Bridge2

    More than half a billion dollars in spending is not keeping up with Minnesota’s need to repair and replace its deteriorating bridges. Minnesota has seen a bigger jump in the number of deficient bridges than …

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    21 Jun 13
  • ConstructionWorkers

    Minnesota’s unemployment rate held steady at 5.3% in May. State Jobs Analyst Steve Hine says that after two months of cuts, employers added 8,400 jobs last month. He says that the gains were driven by …

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    21 Jun 13
  • SummerSolstice

    Summertime officially arrived in the Northern Hemisphere overnight. The Summer Solstice took place at approximately 4 minutes after midnight. That was the moment that the sun appeared to pause above the Tropic of Cancer, and …

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    21 Jun 13
  • HelicopterCrash2

    Officials are still trying to determine what caused a helicopter to crash into a detached garage in Maplewood Wednesday morning, killing the pilot. The helicopter was working on behalf of the Metropolitan Mosquito Control District, …

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    20 Jun 13
  • Rollover

    The Renville County Sheriff’s Office responded to a one-vehicle crash around 6 miles southwest of Danube Wednesday morning, but deputies found an unoccupied vehicle when they arrived on the scene. The crash happened at around …

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    20 Jun 13
  • Crash

    A 78-year-old Walnut Grove man was injured Wednesday morning when he hit a parked pickup truck on Highway 14. The accident happened at around 9:15am about 2 miles east of Walnut Grove. Roy Hansen was …

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    20 Jun 13
  • Stabbing

    An 18 year-old Nicollet County man made an appearance in court on Wednesday following an apparent stabbing Monday afternoon. Bail was set at $50,000 for Mackenzie Ray Tiegs of North Mankato Wednesday after he was …

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    20 Jun 13
  • RedRockCentral

    Red Rock Central Superintendent Doctor John Brennan submitted his resignation to the Red Rock Central School Board this week. Brennan’s resignation will be effective at the end of the upcoming 2013-2014 school year. Former Red …

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    20 Jun 13