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  • Drought

    Small portions of Minnesota are no longer considered in drought, more than a dozen counties are still in severe drought, and the rest of the state lies somewhere in between. Meteorologist Brad Rippey says the …

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    21 May 13
  • SchellsBrewery

    New Ulm’s August Schell Brewing Company has received medals for its Maifest and Zommerfest beers from the Beverage Tasting Institute. Schell’s Maifest earned the title “Exceptional” in it’s category, and the brewery’s Zommerfest received a …

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    21 May 13
  • Crash2

    A Mankato man and his 8-year-old son were seriously injured Saturday morning when their car hit a semi-truck on Highway 22 in Blue Earth County. 47-year-old Lord Baji was driving a Toyota Camry northbound on …

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    20 May 13
  • CarDealership

    Authorities in Mankato are asking for the public’s help in solving a weekend burglary at a car dealership. The break-in at Northtown Auto on North Riverfront Drive apparently took place at some point between 10:30 …

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    20 May 13
  • ClickItOrTicket1

    A statewide “Click it or Ticket” campaign gets underway today (MON) with extra law enforcement patrols hitting Minnesota’s roadways. The seatbelt enforcement campaign runs through June 2nd. Nearly 400 Minnesota law enforcement agencies will be …

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    20 May 13
  • MNLegislature

    The Legislature has sent Governor Dayton an $11-billion package of spending on health and assistance programs that includes a 5% pay increase for nursing home workers. The Senate passed the Democratic-crafted bill on Saturday afternoon …

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    20 May 13
  • Vote21

    Minnesota voters will decide in 2016 if the constitution should be changed to let an independent board set the pay of legislators. The state Senate voted 43-23 early today (MON) to put the proposed amendment …

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    20 May 13
  • Drone

    The Minnesota National Guard has officially launched its new nearly $4-million Unmanned Aircraft Operations Facility at Camp Ripley. The facility is capable of storing, maintaining and launching the unmanned aerial vehicles, commonly known as drones, …

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    20 May 13