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  • SoldiersMedalForHeroism

    A Minnesota National Guard soldier from Redwood Falls is among 3 soldiers to receive the “Soldiers Medal For Heroism” for their actions rescuing civilians in Iraq last year. The incident happened during the 1st Brigade …

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    27 Sep 12
  • DEARTH OF DUCKS

    The weather was a little chilly on opening weekend, but wildlife managers say Minnesota’s duck hunting season is off to good start. DNR officials say results varied, but hunting was good across most of Minnesota, …

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    27 Sep 12
  • Cuffs

    The 17-year-old accused of punching an MSU-Mankato student and causing his death in St. Cloud last week made his first appearance in court Tuesday. Jesse Smithers of Sauk Rapids has been charged with 2nd-degree murder, …

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    26 Sep 12
  • Train

    A man struck and killed by a Union Pacific train in downtown Dundas late Sunday night has been identified. Authorities say the investigation into the death of 33-year-old Willem Vanvliet is ongoing. The Dundas man …

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    26 Sep 12
  • RapidanDam

    The low water levels on the Blue Earth River have caused the operators of the Rapidan Dam to shut down both of the dam’s generators. The dam is currently not generating electricity because of the …

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    26 Sep 12
  • PollutedRiver

    The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency has added 511 streams, lakes and other bodies to its updated impaired waters list. The state agency now lists a total of 3,643 waters as impaired, which means they fail …

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    26 Sep 12
  • Drought

    The US Small Business Administration has announced that federal Economic Injury Disaster Loans are now available to small businesses, small agricultural cooperatives, small businesses engaged in aquaculture and most private non-profit organizations of all sizes …

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    26 Sep 12
  • Roundabout

    The first of several “roundabouts” being constructed in the City of Mankato opens to motorists today (WED). The new roundabout is located at the intersection of Stadium Road and Victory Drive in Mankato. Officials say …

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    26 Sep 12