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  • 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
  • Money

    A former bank employee in southwestern Minnesota pleaded guilty on Monday to stealing hundreds of thousands of dollars from the customers of Minnwest Bank in Marshall. 47-year-old Barbara Kaye Rechtzigel admitted that from 1998 through …

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    07 Aug 12
  • JimSchulte

    The CEO of the Redwood Area Hospital has been charged with two gross misdemeanor counts of theft. Jim Schulte is accused of filing a thousand dollars worth of travel reimbursement claims to both the hospital …

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    07 Aug 12
  • MotorcycleCrash

    A Montgomery man suffered serious injuries early this (TUE) morning when his motorcycle ran off the road in Le Sueur County. 31-year-old Thomas Kocina was travelling northbound on Highway 13 near Sunfish Lake when his …

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    07 Aug 12
  • CarVsSemi

    A Sherburn woman was hurt Monday morning when a semi-truck collided with her car in Martin County. The accident happened at around 8am where Highway 4 meets Interstate 90 in Sherburn. 63-year-old Catherine Cain was …

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    07 Aug 12
  • 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