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  • FEMAGrant

    A federal disaster declaration has been issued for 13 Minnesota counties and three tribal nations after preliminary assessments showed recent floods and storms caused more than $108-million in damage. The disaster declaration covers Aitkin, Carlton, …

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    07 Jul 12
  • TallCorn1

    “Knee High By The Fourth Of July” used to be a common saying that helped people gauge how the corn crop was doing. But these days, it’s a poor corn crop that isn’t way past …

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    07 Jul 12
  • HospitalPatient

    A 19-year-old Waseca man critically injured in a diving accident on the 4th of July is reportedly improving. Cooper Tenney suffered serious neck injuries when he dove off a dock into shallow water in Le …

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    07 Jul 12
  • ElbertGreeneJr

    A Prior Lake man has been found guilty of 1st-degree arson in Scott County Court, nearly 8 years after his family’s home was destroyed by a fire. A jury found 48-year-old Elbert Eugene Greene Jr …

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    07 Jul 12
  • GregoryWard1

    The City of Mankato is getting its first-ever level 3 Predatory Sex Offender when Gregory Eugene Ward moves onto the 1700 Block of North Riverfront Drive. Ward was convicted of molesting a child in Scott …

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    07 Jul 12
  • Scam

    The McLeod County Sheriff’s Office has received a number of reports of county residents receiving mailings claiming they have won a prize in a Foreign Lottery or Contest. The letter reportedly asks the “Winner” to …

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    07 Jul 12
  • Cuffs

    A 20-year-old Waseca man faces a felony assault charge after allegedly breaking the jaw of a man who refused to wrestle with him. The assault occurred at an underage drinking party in rural Blue Earth …

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    06 Jul 12
  • Peterson Talks Farm Bill

    The recently-unveiled US House Farm Bill has $35-billion in cuts, versus about $24-billion in the Senate version. Congressman Collin Peterson says that the House Farm Bill eliminates controversial direct payments and redirects some of the …

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    06 Jul 12