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  • FloodedFields

    Farmers in 15 Minnesota counties affected by record rainfall and flooding in June can now apply for state flood assistance. Sibley County is among those 15 counties. The Minnesota Department of Agriculture’s Michael Schommer says …

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    13 Sep 12
  • FloodLevee

    The construction of a new flood levee along the Big Cottonwood River in the City of Springfield is underway. The first phase of the work involved the removal of the trees in the construction area …

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    13 Sep 12
  • NewUlmEagles

    The New Ulm District 88 School Board is scheduled to discuss the district’s upcoming levy referendum during it’s monthly “Study Session” this (THU) evening. District 88 will be asking voters to approve a new 10-year, …

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    13 Sep 12
  • corn harvest

    While corn production is down nationwide due to the drought, Minnesota farmers are expected to harvest 7% more corn than last year. Updated projections from the USDA on Wednesday put Minnesota’s corn harvest at 1.29-billion …

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    13 Sep 12
  • GrainBinRescue

    A 19-year-old farmworker died in a Waseca County grain bin on Tuesday. Authorities were called to the farm on 403rd Avenue near Janesville at shortly after 12:30pm Tuesday. Emergency response personnel estimate the man was …

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    12 Sep 12
  • RenvilleFoodShelfArson

    The cleanup continues following a fire at the Renville County Food Shelf and Red Cross building in Olivia Sunday night, and the food shelf is making preparations to re-open in the future. The fire started …

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    12 Sep 12
  • Fire

    The St. Peter Fire Department responded to a truck fire about 5 miles west of town on Highway 22 Tuesday afternoon. Firefighters arrived on the scene at around 3:45pm, and found the grain truck’s trailer …

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    12 Sep 12
  • BankRobbery

    The two suspects in a bank robbery in Hutchinson in July have now been indicted by a federal grand jury. 25-year-old Eric Andrew Ebbers of Wisconsin faces felony counts of bank robbery in federal court …

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    12 Sep 12