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  • Thunderstorm

    It’s been pretty quiet around the state tornado-wise in the past two months, despite an early start to the severe-weather season. The National Weather Service’s Todd Krause says that there was a tornado on March …

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    07 Aug 12
  • Crops

    Welcome rain helped topsoil moisture supplies hold relatively steady across Minnesota this past week, despite the drought across most of the country. In its weekly crop weather report for Minnesota, the USDA says that rainfall …

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    07 Aug 12
  • FatalCrash2

    A 58-year-old Belle Plaine man was killed in a car crash on Highway 212 in Glencoe Saturday afternoon. It happened at about 2:20pm at the intersection with Morningside Avenue. A Toyota Corolla driven by 60-year-old …

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    06 Aug 12
  • CarCrash2

    The New Ulm Police Department is investigating a hit-and-run collision that occurred Saturday night. The accident took place in the parking lot behind Jake’s Pizza on South Broadway in New Ulm. A red Dodge Intrepid …

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    06 Aug 12
  • WhoopingCough

    Minnesota continues to add 40 new cases of whooping cough every day, and the total is now over 2,000. The current outbreak meets the definition of an epidemic, although officials don’t like to call it …

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    06 Aug 12
  • MNStateParks

    Construction has begun at Lake Vermillion State Park, Minnesota’s newest state park near Ely. The DNR says Lake Vermillion will be a “next-generation” state park. It will have children’s tree houses and an adventure trail …

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    06 Aug 12
  • Cattle

    Authorities in Le Sueur County spent the weekend rounding up loose cattle. At around 7am Saturday about 40 head of cattle escaped from a fenced area east of Le Center, and members of the Le …

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    06 Aug 12
  • MallOfAmerica

    Authorities have identified the man who died Friday when a concrete slab fell on a truck in a Mall of America parking ramp. 52-year-old Raheem Aaron Waheed died after the U-Haul truck he was driving …

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    06 Aug 12