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  • Soldier

    President Obama has signed legislation that helps more than 2,000 Minnesota soldiers recoup paid time-off benefits promised before they were shipped overseas last year. It also provides the benefits to more than 49,000 National Guard …

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    29 May 12
  • Memorial Day1

    (All Ceremonies Take Place On Monday) * NEW ULM: The Parade starts at 9am at St. Mary’s Church and travels north on GERMAN STREET to 5th North. The observance at the Soldier’s Rest Section of …

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    26 May 12
  • SUVCrash

    A Mankato teen was seriously injured early this (SAT) morning after losing control of his vehicle on Highway 66 near St. Clair. It happened at about 1:20am at the intersection with Indian Lake Road. 19-year-old …

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    26 May 12
  • HelicopterCrash1

    A helicopter crash west of Delavan Friday evening injured the pilot and cut the power to the nearby town for a period of time. Witnesses say the copter got caught in some power lines at …

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    26 May 12
  • Vote

    Several local-area Incumbents filed for re-election on Friday. State Senator Gary Dahms of Redwood Falls filed as the Republican candidate for Minnesota Senate District 16. Redistricting has expanded his legislative district to include not just …

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    26 May 12
  • AmyKlobuchar1

    US Senator Amy Klobuchar will be visiting several local communities this coming Monday. The senator will meet with local veterans as well as community leaders, and participate in Memorial Day observances. Klobuchar will be at …

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    26 May 12
  • VikingsStadium

    A new Vikings stadium was passed by the Minneapolis City Council on Friday on a 7-6 vote. Prior to the vote, council members debated the effects of a new stadium on taxes and jobs — …

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    26 May 12
  • MichaelBrodkorb1

    The legal tab for the Minnesota Senate over the firing of a high-ranking staffer is now over $46,000, and counting. That’s the total for work by an outside attorney retained to defend the Senate over …

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    26 May 12