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  • ATV

    The Blue Earth County Board on Tuesday unanimously voted to allow all-terrain vehicles on county roads. Five people testified at the public hearing on the issue, with 4 of them supporting the measure. The ordinance …

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    08 Aug 12
  • MinneopaBridge

    Visitors to Minneopa State Park will have reduced views of the park’s twin waterfalls while the 90-year-old bridge between them is being rebuilt. The work will begin in mid-August, and is expected to last into …

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    08 Aug 12
  • Deer

    Minnesota deer hunting licenses are now on sale for the coming season. The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources says hunters who want to hunt in a lottery area must apply by September 6th. Currently, 58 …

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    08 Aug 12
  • GasPumps1

    Minnesotans are suddenly spending a lot more at the gas pump. In less than a week, the cost of regular unleaded has shot up a quarter, to $3.80 a gallon on average around the state. …

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    08 Aug 12
  • GrainElevatorExplosion

    Three people suffered injuries in a dust explosion and fire at the CHS soybean processing plant in Fairmont Monday afternoon. It happened at around 2pm. A CHS employee was treated for minor burns following the …

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    07 Aug 12
  • Money

    A former bank employee in southwestern Minnesota pleaded guilty on Monday to stealing hundreds of thousands of dollars from the customers of Minnwest Bank in Marshall. 47-year-old Barbara Kaye Rechtzigel admitted that from 1998 through …

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    07 Aug 12
  • JimSchulte

    The CEO of the Redwood Area Hospital has been charged with two gross misdemeanor counts of theft. Jim Schulte is accused of filing a thousand dollars worth of travel reimbursement claims to both the hospital …

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    07 Aug 12
  • MotorcycleCrash

    A Montgomery man suffered serious injuries early this (TUE) morning when his motorcycle ran off the road in Le Sueur County. 31-year-old Thomas Kocina was travelling northbound on Highway 13 near Sunfish Lake when his …

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    07 Aug 12