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  • Nibbe1

    A bill inspired by the murder of a Lake Crystal man is rapidly making its way through the state legislature. The legislation sponsored by State Representative Tony Cornish of Good Thunder stems from what the …

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    28 Feb 13
  • Cows

    More than 2-dozen cows were on the loose on Interstate-90 in Rock County early Wednesday morning when the driver of a cattle trailer lost control and the vehicle rolled. The driver was a man from …

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    28 Feb 13
  • Duebers

    Longtime local-area department store chain Dueber’s is closing all 9 of its stores throughout Minnesota. The first Dueber’s opened in 1946 in Waconia, and at its peak the company had stores in 28 communities. Longtime …

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    28 Feb 13
  • FatalCrash2

    A Hector man was involved in a head-on crash Tuesday afternoon in Polk County that left a 16-year-old dead. 39-year-old Brian Doehling of Hector was driving a Freightliner semi-truck northbound on Highway 32 when a …

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    27 Feb 13
  • LynnSeibel1

    The former Shattuck-St.Mary’s drama teacher accused of sexual misconduct with at least six former students is back in Minnesota. 71-year-old Lynn Seibel was moved from a Los Angeles jail to Faribault for arraignment Tuesday. Seibel …

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    27 Feb 13
  • Scam

    State officials are warning of a scam by a group posing as the Minnesota Department of Revenue that uses claims of tax refunds as bait to obtain personal data. The scammers are reportedly seeking personal …

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    27 Feb 13
  • FracSandMining

    A controversial one-year moratorium has been added to a bill designed to regulate “frac sand” mining, which some say is threatening air and water quality. Republican State Senator Julie Rosen of Fairmont objects to the …

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    27 Feb 13
  • CareProviders

    The Minnesota Court of Appeals says that home health care providers are eligible for unemployment benefits when their job ends, even if they cared for a family member. The court disagrees with the state Department …

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    27 Feb 13