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  • WaterPolice

    The ongoing drought led the Fairmont City Council on Monday to vote to ban non-essential water use, effective immediately. The DNR requested the water restrictions due to how low the Blue Earth River watershed level …

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    12 Sep 12
  • Temperature2

    The record-breaking heat experienced in the local area on Tuesday has now given way to more autumn-like temperatures across Minnesota. New Ulm did set a new record high temperature on Tuesday when the mercury topped …

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    12 Sep 12
  • RenvilleFoodShelfArson

    A fire in Olivia on Sunday night gutted the building that housed the Renville County Food Shelf, the Red Cross office, a thrift store and an apartment. Olivia Fire Chief Tim Seehusen says the fire …

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    11 Sep 12
  • Deer

    Two people were injured when an ATV hit a deer in Nicollet County early Saturday. The accident occurred at just after 12:30am in Granby Township northwest of Nicollet. Both of the occupants of the ATV …

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    11 Sep 12
  • Crash

    Two people were injured in a rear-end collision near Echo Monday evening. It happened at around 6:15pm on Highway 67 north of Echo. A Ford Taurus driven by 17-year-old Kyle Gluth of Granite Falls rear-ended …

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    11 Sep 12
  • Gun

    Authorities in Marshall are investigating 2 shootings that took place over the weekend that are believed to be related. The first incident occurred at around 2am Saturday. Several rounds from a large-caliber handgun were fired …

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    11 Sep 12
  • MethLab

    Drug agents in south central Minnesota say a new way of making methamphetamine has led to a resurgence of illegal labs. Minnesota River Valley Drug Task Force Veteran Agent Ginger Peterson says that portable, mobile …

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    11 Sep 12
  • Meth

    A 25-year-old Winthrop man faces a felony drug possession charge after .3 of a gram of methamphetamine was found in his vehicle during a recent traffic stop. John Allen Meyer was pulled over by a …

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    11 Sep 12