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  • MarijuanaLeaves

    A recent traffic stop just south of St. Peter on Highway 169 led to the discovery of over a pound of marijuana. An employee at the Holiday gas station in St. Peter had reported a …

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    05 Oct 12
  • Drought

    The drought keeps getting deeper across Minnesota. New data from the US Drought Monitor released Thursday shows that 96% of the state is in a moderate to extreme drought, up from 77% a week earlier. …

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    05 Oct 12
  • WhoopingCough

    Minnesota health officials say an outbreak of whooping cough appears to be slowing in the state. In the past two weeks another 190 cases were confirmed. That’s nearly the same number of cases that were …

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    05 Oct 12
  • TrainCrossing

    A Revere man is dead after a train collided with a tractor Wednesday morning near Lamberton. The Redwood County Sheriff’s Office received the 911 call reporting the accident on Harvest Avenue a quarter-mile south of …

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    04 Oct 12
  • Train

    An investigation is underway after a semi-truck was struck by a train earlier this week. The corn truck was hit by the DM&E train at just after 6pm on Tuesday at the Harvest States Co-Op …

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    04 Oct 12
  • FieldFire

    A combine is being blamed for starting a fire in a Blue Earth County corn field twice on Wednesday. Firefighters from Amboy were called out to the fire in a field off 494th Avenue just …

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    04 Oct 12
  • PhoneScam2

    The McLeod County Sheriff’s Office is investigating reports of a phone scam involving supposed delinquent Payday Loans. The nationwide scam involves a caller claiming that the victim owes money on a Payday Loan they have …

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    04 Oct 12
  • Wrobleski3

    The former Olivia man who took part in a weeks-long crime spree in Renville County and the surrounding area last summer reached a plea agreement on Tuesday in Renville County Court. 39-year-old Matthew Wrobleski was …

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    04 Oct 12