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  • MNLegislature

    Big crowds are expected at the State Capitol today (TUE) as House and Senate committees debate and vote on bills to legalize same-sex marriage in Minnesota. The latest poll showed that 53% support the current …

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    12 Mar 13
  • Menards

    The New Ulm Menards Mega-Store officially opened to the public today (TUE). The new big-box home improvement store on the west end of town opened its doors at 6:30am today after many years of planning …

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    12 Mar 13
  • MNDNR

    A contractor working with the DNR will be removing undesirable brush and trees on 74-acres of the Swan Lake Wildlife Management Area north of Nicollet beginning next month. The plan is to regenerate a habitat …

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    12 Mar 13
  • Bloodmobile

    March is Red Cross Month, a time to remember the support received across the country throughout the year. The Red Cross is responsible for collecting and distributing more than 40% of this nation’s blood supply. …

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    12 Mar 13
  • SnowmobileAccident

    A Buffalo Lake man was seriously injured when 2 snowmobiles collided in rural Renville County Friday night. Officials say that 32-year-old Brandon Steve Karnik struck a snowmobile that was being operated by a juvenile while …

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    11 Mar 13
  • LeannMeyer

    A Minnesota-native is still missing in Colorado. Family members last heard from 51-year-old Leann Meyer of St. Peter on February 23rd. Members of the Wheat Ridge Police Department searched Meyer’s home for the third time …

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    11 Mar 13
  • Mudslide

    A stretch of Highway 169 between St. Peter and Mankato that had closed on Saturday is now open again. The steady rainfall and water runoff caused the southbound lanes of the highway to be shut …

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    11 Mar 13
  • Dollars

    Minnesota’s governor and legislators could be in line for their first pay hikes since the late 1990s. The way top state agency managers are paid could also be in line for a substantial restructuring as …

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    11 Mar 13