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  • SibleyEast

    The field of possible candidates for this year’s Minnesota Teacher of the Year honor has been narrowed down to 39 semi-finalists, and that list includes a Sibley East Elementary School teacher. K-6 Art Teacher Amanda …

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    26 Feb 13
  • SnowmobileAccident

    A rural Silver Lake man is dead after his snowmobile collided with a freight train in the City of Dassel over the weekend. Authorities say that two snowmobiles were traveling along the railroad track in …

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    25 Feb 13
  • FishHouses

    Minnesotans with fish houses on lakes in the southern two-thirds of the state need to remove them from the ice by next Monday. The DNR’s Major Roger Tietz says that fish house owners need to …

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    25 Feb 13
  • DogFood

    Grocery store chain Hy-Vee is recalling some bags of Hy-Vee dog food that might contain a toxin commonly found in corn. The company says that tests indicated higher-than-normal levels of aflatoxin in some samples of …

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    25 Feb 13
  • MNCapitol

    The debate on whether the state should regulate the fast-growing frac sand mining industry continues at the Minnesota Capitol this week, as lawmakers begin to discuss the details and consider specific proposals. A Democrat from …

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    25 Feb 13
  • Dollars

    From a small tick up to a big bump, Minnesota lawmakers anxious to boost the state’s minimum wage start making their case to colleagues this week. A Minnesota House panel opens its discussion of a …

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    25 Feb 13
  • Bloodmobile

    The American Red Cross Bloodmobile is making several stops around the area this week. The need for blood is constant, with one out of every ten people admitted to a hospital needing The Gift Of …

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    25 Feb 13
  • WinterCrash

    The snowstorm that blew through Minnesota late this week caused hundreds of accidents across the state. The State Patrol had reported more than 120 accidents on Minnesota roads as of Friday morning, including a fatal …

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    23 Feb 13