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  • SpottedWingDrosophila1

    A new fruit pest has been detected in the state. The Minnesota Department of Agriculture says that the spotted wing drosophila came to the US from Asia in 2008 and has spread to several western …

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    16 Aug 12
  • DaytonDisapproves

    Governor Dayton is endorsing the need for Minnesota to toughen its anti-bullying law. Dayton received a report from his school bullying task force Wednesday, and endorsed the panel’s recommendation that Minnesota enact a stronger anti-bullying …

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    16 Aug 12
  • Vote

    Voters headed to the polls on Tuesday for Minnesota’s Primary Elections, although not in that great of numbers. Statewide voter turnout was at around 15% for the Primary. In Brown County it was at 10.69%. …

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    15 Aug 12
  • TruckCrash

    An Elk River man is in Critical condition after a rollover accident in Hutchinson Tuesday night. It happened at just before 8:30 on Highway 7. 34-year-old David Hoke was passing a corn truck in his …

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    15 Aug 12
  • Burglar1

    The Gaylord Police Department is offering a reward for information on a residential burglary that involved the death of the family’s dog. The burglary of the garage at the Kranz residence on Second Street in …

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    15 Aug 12
  • NelsonCanter

    A man wanted on several charges in Louisiana has been captured in Blue Earth County. 37-year-old Nelson Thomas Canter made an appearance in Blue Earth County Court on Tuesday, and was ordered held in connection …

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    15 Aug 12
  • WilliamPfefferJr

    Felony charges have been filed against a Truman man who escaped from the State Security Hospital in St. Peter earlier this year. 26-year-old William Daniel Pfeffer Jr walked away from the lower security portion of …

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    15 Aug 12
  • Mosquito

    State health officials have now confirmed 22 human cases of West Nile virus in Minnesota so far this season, and the number continues to grow. The Minnesota Department of Health’s Dave Neitzel says the state …

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    15 Aug 12