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  • USPS

    A new plan coming out of the US Senate will reportedly save the United States Postal Service around $500-million a year, and keep numerous rural post offices from closing. The proposal calls for cutting the …

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    11 May 12
  • Drought

    The drought is officially over for nearly all of Minnesota. The new map from the US Drought Monitor shows that only about 10% of Minnesota remains in drought. Three months ago, 96% of the state …

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    11 May 12
  • Vikings Stadium Update

    Negotiators for the Legislature, the governor, and the Vikings have hammered out the final compromise on a stadium bill, and the Senate is voting on the bill today (THU). This comes after both the House …

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    10 May 12
  • RonPaul1

    Republican presidential hopeful Ron Paul is scheduled to speak at the Minnesota Republican Convention next week in St. Cloud. Paul will address the convention on Friday, May 18th. The Texas congressman will reportedly speak sometime …

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    10 May 12
  • Fishing

    The City of Waconia is reportedly all set to welcome the 2012 Minnesota Governor’s Fishing Opener. Governor Dayton plans to attend Friday’s community picnic in Waconia, then fish Lake Waconia at just after midnight Saturday …

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    10 May 12
  • WilliamPfefferJr

    A man that escaped from the St. Peter Regional Treatment Center on Tuesday was captured by police on Wednesday. 25-year-old William Daniel Pfeffer Jr reportedly walked away from the St. Peter hospital campus on Tuesday, …

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    10 May 12
  • PoliceLine

    A 45-year-old Raymond woman pleaded guilty Tuesday to two felony charges of criminal vehicular homicide for a crash south of Litchfield in late 2010 that claimed the lives of two people. Ronda Malvin admitted that …

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    10 May 12
  • Drugs

    A program designed to train officers on how to spot if someone is using drugs is being suspended while authorities investigate claims that a Hutchinson police officer gave marijuana to a potential subject. Another officer …

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    10 May 12