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  • DaleMeans1

    The wife of the latest Minnesota soldier killed in the Middle East has received her husband’s Purple Heart. Lance Corporal Dale Means of New Prague died a month ago when his vehicle hit a roadside …

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    19 Dec 12
  • FatalCrash

    A 29-year-old Gaylord man was killed in a rollover accident over the weekend. The Sibley County Sheriff’s Office says that Daniel Lowell Grams died after being ejected from his vehicle Saturday morning at about 7:45am. …

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    18 Dec 12
  • Fire

    The investigation into the cause of a house fire in rural Courtland on Friday continues. Courtland firefighters were called to the Dan and Sandy Meyer residence on 430th Street at just before 6:30 Friday morning, …

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    18 Dec 12
  • DriveSober

    Minnesota Law Enforcement officials continue to conduct extra DWI patrols all this week, and throughout the rest of the holiday season. Over the last three Decembers there were a total of 28 people killed in …

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    18 Dec 12
  • Vote2

    Residents of Mountain Lake rejected a $31-million school referendum on Monday. The first part of the referendum asked voters for $29-million to demolish parts of the Mountain Lake School constructed in 1890 and 1930. Around …

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    18 Dec 12
  • TrumanSchool

    The Truman School Board on Monday approved a property tax levy for 2013 that is a 5% decrease over this year. The Truman Public School tax levy will fall by over $34,000, to around $633,000 …

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    18 Dec 12
  • PaulTorkelson1

    Local-area State Representative Paul Torkelson of Hanska has been named an assistant minority leader as part of the Republican leadership team for the Minnesota House of Representatives. The roster of minority leaders for the 2013 …

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    18 Dec 12
  • SafeRoutesToSchool

    When state lawmakers return to St. Paul next month, they’ll again consider a program that aims to help kids get to class and back on their own. Safe Routes to School funding could be used …

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    18 Dec 12