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  • Invasive Species Fines Double

    The fines for violating Minnesota’s aquatic invasive species laws will double beginning Sunday when tougher laws take effect. Minnesota law prohibits the possession or transport of any aquatic invasive species, including zebra mussels, Eurasian watermilfoil …

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    30 Jun 12
  • Raw Milk Trial Set

    A trial date has been set for a Gibbon area farmer accused of selling raw milk and other unpasteurized dairy products, as well as uninspected meat. 59-year-old Michael O. Hartmann was in Sibley County Court …

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    30 Jun 12
  • DriveSober

    Law enforcement agencies from throughout the Midwest are bracing for the deadliest holiday of the year due to impaired driving crashes by increasing enforcement on our roads. The Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over crackdown …

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    30 Jun 12
  • Dayton Disaster Request

    Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton has sent off a federal disaster request detailing more than $100-million in flood damage and says he expects to call state lawmakers into special session in July or August. Dayton says …

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    30 Jun 12
  • Fire

    Church services will be held outdoors this Sunday for one southwestern Minnesota congregation.  An electrical fire at Hope Lutheran Church in Minneota caused smoke and water damage and firefighters even had to punch a hole …

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    30 Jun 12
  • FatalCrash

    Authorities released the identity on Friday of the person killed in a crash with a semi-truck near the City of Cottonwood Monday night. 21-year-old Alan Maag of Cottonwood was driving a Buick LeSabre on Lyon …

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    30 Jun 12
  • Train

    A Nicollet man was hospitalized Wednesday morning after his car was hit by a train in the City of Lake Crystal. The incident happened at just before 9:30am at the railroad crossing near Highway 60 …

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    29 Jun 12
  • Exports1

    Minnesota exports set another record in the first quarter of 2012, the sixth straight quarterly export record. The Minnesota Trade Office’s Katie Clark says that Minnesota exported a record $4.9-billion worth of products, a record …

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    29 Jun 12