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  • EthanolPlant

    There’s some good news for Minnesota’s ethanol industry in the latest round of USDA reports. Economist Joe Glauber says corn used for ethanol was increased by 50-million bushels for this crop and the next. He …

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    17 Jun 13
  • Dollars

    The University of Minnesota Board of Regents has approved a tuition freeze for in-state undergraduates next year. University officials say it’s the first tuition freeze in a generation. The plan also increases tuition for students …

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    17 Jun 13
  • Bloodmobile2

    The American Red Cross Bloodmobile is making a few stops around the area this week. The need for blood is constant, with someone in the US needing a blood transfusion every 2 seconds. Around 44,000 …

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    17 Jun 13
  • MondayNightConcertCrowd

    The Monday Night Concerts in the Park continue this (MON) evening in New Ulm’s German Park with a free show by Barton’s Hollow. The Minnesota bluegrass and acoustic band has members that range in age …

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    17 Jun 13
  • CrimeScene

    The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension has completed its investigation into a North Mankato standoff that occurred in January in which a man was shot and killed by police.  Authorities were called to the Lloyd …

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    13 Jun 13
  • DavidNoren

    The body of a Mankato native missing for nearly a month in Colorado has been found in the mountains near Denver, and officials are calling it a homicide. 49-year-old David Noren was last seen May …

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    11 Jun 13
  • BoatOnLake

    A Nicollet County man has died after falling out of a boat into a northwestern Ontario lake over the weekend. The accident happened Saturday afternoon on Manion Lake, which is about 70 miles northeast of …

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    11 Jun 13
  • Authorities have identified the woman and child who drowned in Lac Qui Parle Lake near Watson on Saturday. Authorities say cold water, improper life jacket use and not using life jackets likely led to the …

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    11 Jun 13