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  • GasPumps1

    The cost of gasoline continues to rise in Minnesota, and across the nation. The average retail price of a gallon of unleaded gas in Minnesota has risen by more than 3-cents in the past week, …

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    26 Feb 13
  • EdLee

    The St. Peter Area Chamber of Commerce will have a new leader at the end of the week. Current St. Peter Chamber of Commerce CEO and Executive Director, Anders Ringdahl-Mayland recently announced his resignation, which …

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    26 Feb 13
  • SibleyEast

    The field of possible candidates for this year’s Minnesota Teacher of the Year honor has been narrowed down to 39 semi-finalists, and that list includes a Sibley East Elementary School teacher. K-6 Art Teacher Amanda …

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    26 Feb 13
  • SnowmobileAccident

    A rural Silver Lake man is dead after his snowmobile collided with a freight train in the City of Dassel over the weekend. Authorities say that two snowmobiles were traveling along the railroad track in …

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    25 Feb 13
  • FishHouses

    Minnesotans with fish houses on lakes in the southern two-thirds of the state need to remove them from the ice by next Monday. The DNR’s Major Roger Tietz says that fish house owners need to …

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    25 Feb 13
  • DogFood

    Grocery store chain Hy-Vee is recalling some bags of Hy-Vee dog food that might contain a toxin commonly found in corn. The company says that tests indicated higher-than-normal levels of aflatoxin in some samples of …

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    25 Feb 13
  • MNCapitol

    The debate on whether the state should regulate the fast-growing frac sand mining industry continues at the Minnesota Capitol this week, as lawmakers begin to discuss the details and consider specific proposals. A Democrat from …

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    25 Feb 13
  • Dollars

    From a small tick up to a big bump, Minnesota lawmakers anxious to boost the state’s minimum wage start making their case to colleagues this week. A Minnesota House panel opens its discussion of a …

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    25 Feb 13