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  • MNStateFair

    The State Fair has announced a total of 47 new food items for this year’s Great Minnesota Get-Together. The new menu includes cocoa cheese bites, wine glazed deep-fried meatloaf, chocolate chili ice cream, and Blue …

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    27 Jun 13
  • Crash2

    A Balaton man is dead after a head-on crash on Highway 62 west of Windom. It happened at just after 6pm Tuesday. 39-year-old Jason Steffes of Balaton was driving a Ford Taurus westbound when an …

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    26 Jun 13
  • StPeterMurderSuicide

    Authorities have now identified the 2 bodies found in St. Peter Monday evening, and have officially ruled it a murder-suicide. A 911 call was received at around 5:30 Monday evening for a medical emergency involving …

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    26 Jun 13
  • Kayake

    The search for a missing kayaker on the Minnesota River near Courtland continued on Tuesday, but there’s still no sign of 51-year-old Stephen Fritze of Watertown, South Dakota. Fritze has been missing since his kayak …

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    26 Jun 13
  • FloodedFields

    Flood warnings and watches remain in effect around the local area following the recent heavy rains. A Flood Warning is in effect for the Redwood River at Redwood Falls until Thursday afternoon. Minor flooding is …

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    26 Jun 13
  • JeffreyLingl

    A Level 3 Predatory Offender moved into the City of Olivia on Monday, and the Renville County Sheriff’s Office will be holding a Community Notification meeting this week to inform area residents. 54-year-old Jeffrey Joseph …

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    26 Jun 13
  • Scam

    The state Department of Public Safety is warning Minnesotans about a new telemarketing scam. The phony calls begin with a recorded message claiming to be from the Minnesota DMV saying that you’re paying too much …

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    26 Jun 13
  • Thunderstorm

    It’s Lightning Safety Awareness Week, and the theme of the week is “When Thunder Roars, Go Indoors.” National Weather Service Meteorologist Michelle Margraf says trees are the worst place to go for protection from lightning, …

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    26 Jun 13