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  • Bloodmobile

    Numerous blood drives are taking place around the KNUJ Listening Area this week. Thousands of donations are needed every day, and at least 3 extra donors are needed at each collection event this week to …

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    27 Aug 12
  • MNStateFair

    One of the foods introduced at this year’s Minnesota State Fair has made it onto a Huffington Post list of the top 15 “Weirdest All-Time State Fair Treats” from around the country. Spaghetti Sticks are …

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    27 Aug 12
  • PaulWickenhauser

    Test results have confirmed that a Cokato man involved in a car crash that killed three family members east of Willmar last week was over the legal limit for alcohol.  Kandiyohi County officials say the …

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    25 Aug 12
  • DakotaWarSiegeOfNewUlm

    Events commemorating the 150th anniversary of the US-Dakota War wrap up this weekend in Brown County. Today (SAT) is the anniversary of the evacuation of New Ulm in 1862 following 2 attacks on the town …

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    25 Aug 12
  • MNCapitol

    The Minnesota Legislature approved, and Governor Dayton signed a more-than $167-million flood relief package on Friday following a special session. State Representative Terry Morrow of St. Peter says that the money will be used to …

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    25 Aug 12
  • MNStateFair

    It’s the first weekend of the 2012 Minnesota State Fair, and there’s plenty of music, food, farm and fun. The food is often the highlight of the fair, and Spokesperson Brienna Schuette says more than …

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    25 Aug 12
  • StratosphereSwingTower

    A ride at the Minnesota State Fair malfunctioned again on Friday, a day after stranding 24 people about 100 feet off the ground for 40 minutes. The Stratosphere unexpectedly stopped again Friday with people aboard. …

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    25 Aug 12
  • JLS StormDamage002

    Strong winds downed trees and power lines across parts of south-central Minnesota Thursday night, and caused damage to at least one home in McLeod County. The storm brought hail and straight-line winds to many parts …

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    24 Aug 12