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  • Blue Earth County woman honored in Washington D.C.

    A Blue Earth County woman was recently honored in Washington D.C. for her volunteer efforts. Donnette Wheelock has been a hospice volunteer for the past 14 years. Wheelock helps patients with personal needs and offers …

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    17 Jun 16
  • Hutchinson stable one of 10 nationwide winners

    A Hutchinson Therapeutic Horsemanship Stable is one of 10 winners in a nationwide contest. Equul Access finished 5th in the Facebook voting from Lexlin Ranch of Tennessee’s Gypsy Gift Program. The top 10 centers in …

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    16 Jun 16
  • Old County Buffet auctioning off store contents

    Old Country Buffet in Mankato locked its doors abruptly Tuesday morning and is now auctioning off the contents of the restaurant. Auction Nation is auctioning the entire contents of the building with bidding closing at …

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    16 Jun 16
  • Sauk Rapids gas station offering unique discount

    (LEARFIELD NEWS/ST. PAUL) The owner of a Sauk Rapids convenience store that has been robbed twice in the past 3 months is fighting back. Frank Schwagel is offering 10 cents off per gallon after 7 …

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    15 Jun 16
  • Old County Buffet in Mankato closes doors without explination

    The Old Country Buffet restaurant in Mankato locked its doors today for good. The doors were locked Tuesday before employees began showing up for work. The restaurant’s parent company Food Management Partners confirmed the closing, …

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    15 Jun 16
  • Minnesota surpasses 100,000 online voter registrations

    Secretary of State Steve Simon announced that since its launch in September 2013 more than 100,000 Minnesotans have taken advantage of the state’s online voter registration system. Over half of the online voter registrations processed …

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    15 Jun 16
  • Tim Horton says its bringing donuts and coffee to Minnesota

    It looks like Dunkin’ Donuts who recently announced they were coming back to Minnesota could soon have some competition. Canada giant Tim Horton recently announced they have reached a deal to bring their coffee and …

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    15 Jun 16
  • SCSU presidents dies in crash

    St. Cloud State University President Earl Potter III is dead. The university’s president died in a single-vehicle crash in Brooklyn Center last night. The university announced Potter’s death via its website and on social media …

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    14 Jun 16