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    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
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    Southern Minnesota Congressman Tim Walz visited the City of New Ulm Thursday. Walz toured the Parker Hannifin facility in New Ulm and discussed new initiatives that ensure that returning veterans find good-paying jobs. Parker Hannifin …

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    07 Sep 12
  • SWAT

    A Darwin man remains in critical condition following a 13-hour standoff with police in McLeod County over the weekend. More than 50 law enforcement officers from 7 different agencies, including SWAT Team personnel, were called …

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    06 Sep 12
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    Four people were involved in a car crash on Highway 169 in Blue Earth County Wednesday evening. A Chevy van driven by 54-year-old Antonio Morales of Madelia was travelling southbound when it collided with a …

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    06 Sep 12
  • Crash

    There were 3 different crashes on Highway 7 in McLeod County on Wednesday. The first occurred at just after 3pm when 56-year-old John Smith of Darwin lost control of his Yamaha scooter and the vehicle …

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    06 Sep 12
  • SemiTruck

    The Nicollet County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a stolen semi-truck on Tuesday. The tractor-trailer was apparently taken from American Midwest Transportation in Courtland Thursday night, and was set to deliver it’s contents to …

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    06 Sep 12