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  • Crops

    Agronomists say this year features the earliest opportunity in recorded history for corn planting, and farmers are hoping that helps them make up for last year. The USDA says that corn produced on-average 21 fewer …

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    23 Apr 12
  • Republicans

    GOP delegates at southern Minnesota’s First Congressional District Republican Convention on Saturday were unable to agree on a candidate to challenge Democratic Representative Tim Walz this November. Congressional District 1 GOP Chair Dave Kruse says …

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    23 Apr 12
  • Detour

    A detour will be put up on Highway 4 north of St. James beginning today (MON) as Minnesota Department of Transportation crews begin replacing a bridge over the Watonwan River. Along with the replacement of …

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    23 Apr 12
  • PedestrianHit

    A 26-year-old man was hospitalized Sunday night after being struck by an SUV while crossing the street in Mankato. The incident happened at shortly before 10:30pm near the intersection of Riverfront Drive and Spring Street …

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    23 Apr 12
  • Crash

    A 41-year-old Glencoe man was injured Saturday afternoon when his car ran off the road on Highway 22 in McLeod County. The accident happened at approximately 1:40pm near Lace Avenue. Rodney Schauer was driving a …

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    23 Apr 12
  • Sex Offender In Court

    A Level 3 Sex Offender arrested for allegedly peeking through windows of homes in New Ulm made an appearance in court this week. 48-year-old James Allen Binger had been taken into custody for the peeping …

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    21 Apr 12
  • Capitol Restoration Amendment

    A plan to restore the state Capitol building may get a second life after failing by one vote in the Minnesota House on Thursday. The House Ways and Means committee sent a bill to the …

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    21 Apr 12
  • Drug Dealer Prison Time

    A 32-year-old Hutchinson man was sentenced to 10 years in prison in federal court on Thursday for conspiracy to distribute drugs. Joshua Anthony Munoz had pleaded guilty to distributing over 50 grams of methamphetamine and …

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    21 Apr 12