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  • 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
  • MNCapitol

    A bipartisan group of Minnesota lawmakers who want to increase state funding to nursing homes say failing to do so means more long-term care facilities will close. A group of House and Senate members unveiled …

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    27 Feb 13
  • ConnieGores

    The Board of Trustees of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system appointed Connie J. Gores to be the next president of Southwest Minnesota State University in Marshall on Tuesday. Gores has served at Winona …

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    27 Feb 13