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  • Spring Storm

    The Federal Emergency Management Agency has estimated that southwest Minnesota was hit with more than $26-million in damages during the early April ice storm. Governor Dayton asked the president to declare a major disaster for …

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    30 Apr 13
  • SpringPlanting

    Despite the arrival of warm weather, Minnesota farmers are still waiting for the chance to get into their fields. In its weekly crop report for the state, the USDA says that Minnesota farmers have managed …

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    30 Apr 13
  • Dollars

    The Minnesota Senate on Monday rejected the sales tax changes its DFL leadership had proposed, before changing its mind and passing the bill a couple of hours later. Senators defeated the tax bill on a …

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    30 Apr 13
  • MNLegislature

    Minnesota is moving toward its first minimum wage hike since 2005. The House Ways and Means Committee on Monday passed a bill to bump the state’s floor wage in three steps until it hits $9.50 …

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    30 Apr 13
  • VikingsStadium

    The public will have its first look at the new $975-million Vikings stadium next month. Architects plan to unveil the preliminary design for the 65,000-seat, multipurpose stadium May 13th at the Guthrie Theater in Minneapolis. …

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    30 Apr 13
  • MotorcycleCrash

    A Mountain Lake man was seriously injured in a motorcycle accident on Highway 4 in Brown County Saturday night. 52-year-old Michael Peters was driving a 2007 Yamaha southbound on Highway 4 near the Watonwan County …

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    29 Apr 13
  • Crash

    Two people were hurt in a crash in New Ulm Saturday morning. It happened at just after 10am at the intersection of Highway 14 and Jacobs Street on the west end of the community. A …

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    29 Apr 13
  • Train

    A Union Pacific train derailed in the City of Blue Earth late Sunday afternoon. Piles of corn were spilled onto the ground after the 10 grain cars tipped over while travelling through the community. The …

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    29 Apr 13