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  • Winter Snowstorm Blasts The Midwest

    The State Patrol responded to a total of 122 crashes statewide within 5 hours Tuesday morning, 16 of them involving injuries, as Minnesota drivers dealt with a late-winter snowstorm. Another 114 vehicles across the state …

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    06 Mar 13
  • GasValveRegulator

    As the state digs out from another winter storm, utility companies are urging Minnesotans to keep their natural gas meters free of ice and snow. The meter’s regulator vent is vulnerable to plugging, which could …

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    06 Mar 13
  • JordonVanRyswyk

    The Mankato man whose home was surrounded by a SWAT team last week after he allegedly threatened 3 women with a shotgun has been charged with domestic assault and making terroristic threats. 25-year-old Jordon VanRyswyk …

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    06 Mar 13
  • ReinaGandarilla

    The sentencing of the woman accused of kidnapping her own children from a foster home in Pemberton was delayed Tuesday due to the wintry weather. 21-year-old Reina Gandarilla had also been staying at the home …

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    06 Mar 13
  • Dollars

    Democratic lawmakers who lead House transportation panels are seeking several transportation tax and fee hikes, including a 5-cent increase in the state gas tax. They want to raise $3.8-billion for road, bridge and transit projects …

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    06 Mar 13
  • SchoolAdministrator

    A new report shows there are 3,000 more administrators, bus drivers, cafeteria workers, and other support staff working in Minnesota schools than there are teachers. The report was funded by the Friedman Foundation for Educational …

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    06 Mar 13
  • StopLight

    The temporary deactivation of the traffic light at the intersection of Highway 5 and Main Street in Arlington that had been scheduled to take place on Monday has been delayed so that Mn/DOT can repaint …

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    06 Mar 13
  • Snowstorm

    The latest winter storm that began early Monday continues, with the snowfall becoming steady and heavy in many areas overnight. The Minnesota Department of Transportation was reporting difficult driving conditions across much of the local …

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    05 Mar 13