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  • Rain

    The summer of 2012 was rather quiet for severe weather, especially in July. There was very little severe weather activity in the state following a few tornadoes in the Spring, including near Elysian, Kiester and …

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    08 Sep 12
  • corn harvest

    Minnesota’s corn crop is coming in early following a long, warm summer and with drought conditions persisting in much of the state. The Minnesota Corn Growers Association says that Minnesota farmers will produce almost as …

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    08 Sep 12
  • Crash2

    Two residents of New Ulm were involved in a car crash on Highway 10 in Morrison County Thursday afternoon that left a Randall man in critical condition. The accident occurred at the intersection with County …

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    07 Sep 12
  • StJamesFire

    The St. James Fire Department continues to investigate the cause of a fire that destroyed a home on 4th Street in St. James. Firefighters from Lewisville, LaSalle, Odin and Ormsby assisted St. James fire crews …

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    07 Sep 12
  • CornTruck

    A Winthrop man has been charged with felony theft for allegedly stealing over $13,000 worth of corn. 35-year-old Kyle Norman Grams is accused of selling his employer’s corn to United Grain Systems in Winthrop under …

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    07 Sep 12
  • OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

    The trial of a Gibbon area farmer accused of selling raw milk and uninspected meat has been postponed to a later date. The trial of 59-year-old Michael O. Hartmann had been scheduled to take place …

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    07 Sep 12
  • Drought

    The latest data from the US Drought monitor show that Minnesota is getting drier, especially southern Minnesota. Nearly 63% of the state is rated as abnormally dry or in drought, up nearly 9-percentage points from …

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    07 Sep 12
  • Flooding (1)

    Residents of Sibley County whose homes were damaged by flooding in June can now apply for help from the state. The recent special session of the Minnesota Legislature approved money for disaster relief, and included …

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    07 Sep 12