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  • Demographics

    Minnesota is headed toward a significant milestone in which more of its residents are senior citizens than school-aged. A state demographer told a panel of top legislators Monday that Minnesota is on course to reach …

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    05 Mar 13
  • ArlingtonWaterTower

    Motorists travelling on Highway 5 in Arlington no longer need to stop at the intersection with Main Street as of this week, but traffic on Main Street will need to heed a stop sign before …

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    05 Mar 13
  • WinterDriving

    Another winter storm is moving through southern Minnesota, and a Winter Storm Warning is in effect. The New Ulm area received nearly 3 inches of snow overnight, and Meteorologist Greg Tatro says that more snow …

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    04 Mar 13
  • FatalCrash

    A 6-year-old boy was killed in a car accident on Highway 4 in Martin County Sunday morning. 26-year-old Alicia Tapia of Fairmont reportedly lost control of the Jeep 4-door wagon she was driving at just …

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    04 Mar 13
  • Crash

    A Butterfield man was injured in a crash just east of Windom Saturday afternoon that involved 3 different vehicles. A Dodge Avenger driven by 43-year-old Randy Steinbrink of Butterfield rear-ended a Chevy Silverado that was …

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    04 Mar 13
  • CarChase

    A St. Peter man remains in custody and charges are pending following a high-speed car chase in Le Sueur County late Friday night. A sheriff’s deputy had reportedly tried to stop a vehicle for a …

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    04 Mar 13
  • MichaelDanberry

    A Janesville police officer has been charged with felony assault. 24-year-old Michael Danberry was allegedly involved in an incident last weekend at Club 57 in Waseca. Officials say a verbal argument took place, which escalated …

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    04 Mar 13
  • XcelEnergy

    The state Public Utilities Commission is giving Xcel Energy customers in southern Minnesota the chance to comment on Xcel’s proposed $285-million rate hike. The utility has applied for a 10.7% electrical rate increase. The PUC …

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    04 Mar 13