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  • Highway14

    The Blue Earth County Board on Tuesday awarded the contract for the $7.6-million extension of County Road 12 at Highway 14, work that includes the construction of a new interchange for the intersection as well. …

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    13 Jun 12
  • FreebornExplosion

    Trapped sewer gas is being blamed for a house explosion near Freeborn that critically injured a 75-year-old man. The explosion occurred Friday afternoon about a mile north of Freeborn, and Ralph William Yotter was flown …

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    13 Jun 12
  • Crash

    A New Ulm woman was injured in a rollover accident on Highway 68 in Brown County Tuesday morning. 73-year-old Annette Wulff was driving a Chevy Impala westbound on 68 when she lost control of the …

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    13 Jun 12
  • Fire

    The tenants of a home in Mankato were able to escape safely Tuesday morning after a fire broke out. Firefighters responded to the structure fire on the 400 block of North Second Street in Mankato …

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    13 Jun 12
  • Tornado

    The National Weather Service has confirmed that a tornado touched down about 6 miles south-southwest of Belle Plaine Sunday night. The tornado was on the ground for about 2 miles beginning at around 8:15pm. It …

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    12 Jun 12
  • Crops

    Warmer weather and limited rain have helped Minnesota’s farm fields dry out a bit from a rainy May. The USDA reports that topsoil moisture supplies declined slightly last week as daytime highs reach 90-degrees or …

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    12 Jun 12
  • Fire

    A fire at a home in Blue Earth County’s South Bend Township over the weekend is being blamed on a gas leak. The residents of the home on South Bend Avenue smelled gas Friday night …

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    12 Jun 12
  • ClickItOrTicket1

    The recent statewide “Click It or Ticket” seatbelt enforcement campaign resulted in more than 12,000 citations being handed out over a 2-week period. The Office of Traffic Safety’s Donna Berger says citations have trended downward …

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    12 Jun 12