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  • ElishebaSwett

    A trial date has been set for the Worthington woman accused of kidnapping an employee at the New Ulm Wal-Mart store in June. 37-year-old Elisheba Swett faces multiple charges, including kidnapping, 2nd-degree attempted robbery, 5th-degree …

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    08 Aug 12
  • MittRomney1

    Presumptive Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney is coming to Minnesota later this month. Romney will be in the North Star State on August 23rd to raise money for his campaign. The fundraiser will be held …

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    08 Aug 12
  • DeadBird

    Wildlife officials say a virus has killed hundreds of birds on Pigeon Lake in west-central Minnesota and Minnesota Lake in southern Minnesota. The DNR suspects Newcastle disease, with final test results expected later this month. …

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    08 Aug 12
  • ATV

    The Blue Earth County Board on Tuesday unanimously voted to allow all-terrain vehicles on county roads. Five people testified at the public hearing on the issue, with 4 of them supporting the measure. The ordinance …

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    08 Aug 12
  • MinneopaBridge

    Visitors to Minneopa State Park will have reduced views of the park’s twin waterfalls while the 90-year-old bridge between them is being rebuilt. The work will begin in mid-August, and is expected to last into …

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    08 Aug 12
  • Deer

    Minnesota deer hunting licenses are now on sale for the coming season. The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources says hunters who want to hunt in a lottery area must apply by September 6th. Currently, 58 …

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    08 Aug 12
  • GasPumps1

    Minnesotans are suddenly spending a lot more at the gas pump. In less than a week, the cost of regular unleaded has shot up a quarter, to $3.80 a gallon on average around the state. …

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    08 Aug 12
  • GrainElevatorExplosion

    Three people suffered injuries in a dust explosion and fire at the CHS soybean processing plant in Fairmont Monday afternoon. It happened at around 2pm. A CHS employee was treated for minor burns following the …

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    07 Aug 12