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  • Train

    A man struck and killed by a Union Pacific train in downtown Dundas late Sunday night has been identified. Authorities say the investigation into the death of 33-year-old Willem Vanvliet is ongoing. The Dundas man …

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    26 Sep 12
  • RapidanDam

    The low water levels on the Blue Earth River have caused the operators of the Rapidan Dam to shut down both of the dam’s generators. The dam is currently not generating electricity because of the …

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    26 Sep 12
  • PollutedRiver

    The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency has added 511 streams, lakes and other bodies to its updated impaired waters list. The state agency now lists a total of 3,643 waters as impaired, which means they fail …

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    26 Sep 12
  • Drought

    The US Small Business Administration has announced that federal Economic Injury Disaster Loans are now available to small businesses, small agricultural cooperatives, small businesses engaged in aquaculture and most private non-profit organizations of all sizes …

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    26 Sep 12
  • Roundabout

    The first of several “roundabouts” being constructed in the City of Mankato opens to motorists today (WED). The new roundabout is located at the intersection of Stadium Road and Victory Drive in Mankato. Officials say …

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    26 Sep 12
  • Deer

    This year’s annual governor’s deer-hunting opener will be in Winona. Governor Dayton will host a range of activities starting November 2nd to highlight the money that deer-hunting moves through the state economy. The firearms season …

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    26 Sep 12
  • Cuffs

    Authorities have arrested a teenager for the fatal attack of an MSU-Mankato student in St. Cloud late last week. The 17-year-old male was taken into custody on Monday for the death of Colton Gleason. The …

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    25 Sep 12
  • MotorcycleCrash

    A Vernon Center woman was killed in a motorcycle accident Monday afternoon in Mankato. 35-year-old Jeni Johnson was driving a 1997 Harley Davidson southbound on Highway 22 when she braked suddenly to avoid a collision …

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    25 Sep 12