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  • Vote21

    Voters are headed to the polls today (TUE) for Minnesota’s Primary Election. In Southern Minnesota’s 1st Congressional District, Republicans Mike Parry and Al Quist are competing to see who will face off against Incumbent Democrat …

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    14 Aug 12
  • FatalAccident

    An Arlington man was killed in a tree-trimming accident Friday afternoon at his home. Emergency responders were called to the residence of 89-year-old Harold Leonard Otto at around 2:20 Friday afternoon and found Otto seriously …

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    14 Aug 12
  • BeachClosed

    The Minnesota Department of Health has confirmed it was a rare amoeba infection that claimed the life of a Minnesota boy. Test results from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention confirmed what Minnesota health …

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    14 Aug 12
  • PassengerVehicleInspection

    Law enforcement agencies around the state are focusing on buses, limousines and other passenger-carrying vehicles during statewide saturation patrols over the course of the next 2 weeks. Saturation activities got underway Monday, and range from …

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    14 Aug 12
  • Crops

    The conditions of Minnesota’s corn and soybean crops are holding relatively steady as the drought continues to spare most of the state. The USDA’s weekly crop progress report says that cool, dry conditions prevailed last …

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    14 Aug 12
  • LottoBalls

    There were no winning tickets sold in Saturday night’s Powerball lottery drawing, so the jackpot is continuing to grow. The pot for Saturday was an estimated $253-million, and now Wednesday night’s jackpot is slated to …

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    14 Aug 12
  • Cattle

    Authorities are continuing to advise caution to motorists driving near LeCenter after several cattle remain on the loose after more than a week. Around 40 of the animals escaped from a fenced area east of …

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    14 Aug 12
  • Train

    A 21 year-old man was hit and killed by a freight train early Saturday morning while trying to cross tracks in Meeker County. Nicholas L. Phillipp of Eden Valley reportedly tried to cross the tracks …

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    13 Aug 12