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  • 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
  • AmyRomero

    New details have been released in the case of a former Henderson woman accused of leaving her newborn baby in the woods over a decade ago. 29-year-old Amy Romero is awaiting trial on 1st-degree murder …

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    06 Aug 12
  • NUSign

    A ribbon-cutting ceremony Thursday evening opened the new New Ulm Event Center which is the former Hope and Healing Center. Mankato realtor Rich Draheim finalized the purchase of the building last Friday. All existing tenant …

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    03 Aug 12
  • MatthewFahey

    The Minnesota Court of Appeals has denied the appeal of the man found guilty of kidnapping and sexually assaulting a 14-year-old girl in Fairfax more than 2 years ago. 27-year-old Matthew Fahey is currently serving …

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    02 Aug 12
  • Temperature2

    Weather experts say that July was a near-record hot month in some parts of Minnesota, as measured by average temperatures. Climatologist Pete Boulay says temperatures were three to four degrees above normal in the north, …

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    02 Aug 12