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  • TrumanSchool

    The Truman School Board on Monday approved a property tax levy for 2013 that is a 5% decrease over this year. The Truman Public School tax levy will fall by over $34,000, to around $633,000 …

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    18 Dec 12
  • PaulTorkelson1

    Local-area State Representative Paul Torkelson of Hanska has been named an assistant minority leader as part of the Republican leadership team for the Minnesota House of Representatives. The roster of minority leaders for the 2013 …

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    18 Dec 12
  • SafeRoutesToSchool

    When state lawmakers return to St. Paul next month, they’ll again consider a program that aims to help kids get to class and back on their own. Safe Routes to School funding could be used …

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    18 Dec 12
  • BarnFire

    The cause of a barn fire in rural New Ulm Saturday afternoon remains under investigation, although it is believed to have been started by a spark from a machine chopping straw. The fire in the …

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    17 Dec 12
  • ComputerCrimeScene

    A Sleepy Eye man faces multiple counts of possession of child pornography after hundreds of such pornographic images were allegedly found on his computer. 27-year-old Joshua Adam Dietz was charged with 6 counts of dissemination …

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    17 Dec 12
  • TimothyHuber

    The 46-year-old man accused of killing another man with his father in rural Belgrade last year is scheduled to be in court this week for a pre-trial hearing. Timothy John Huber and 82-year-old Delbert Huber …

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    17 Dec 12
  • CarbonMonoxide

    As Minnesotans increase the heat to combat the cold of winter, incidents of carbon monoxide poisoning also increase. Centerpoint Energy’s Becca Virden says that because CO is colorless and odorless, it can be hard to …

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    17 Dec 12
  • RustyBucket1

    A fire at the Rusty Bucket Restaurant in North Redwood last Thursday evening is said to have caused significant damage. The fire reportedly started in a broiler in the restaurant’s kitchen at shortly before 7pm, …

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    17 Dec 12