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  • Dayton1

    Governor Mark Dayton is planning a trade mission to China. He’ll be joined by representatives from 3M, Best Buy, Delta Air Lines, Medtronic, and education leaders. Industry briefings will take place in Beijing, Shanghai, and …

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    31 May 12
  • FarmServiceAgency

    The US Department of Agriculture is closing hundreds of Farm Service Agency offices across the country, including in Waseca and Nicollet counties, as part of a nationwide cost-saving measure. The closures in Minnesota also include …

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    31 May 12
  • Crops

    The wet weather of the past week put a damper on fieldwork across most of Minnesota. And while the rain was welcome in dry parts of northwestern Minnesota, it saturated fields in the southwest. In …

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    31 May 12
  • FatalAccident

    A 74-year-old man was killed in a farm accident in Stearns County Tuesday afternoon. Albert Joseph Meyer was reportedly pinned between the frame and box of a rock wagon in Melrose Township.  Emergency responders say …

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    31 May 12
  • Flooding

    The Spring flood season has arrived a little late across Minnesota, with recent rains causing flooding from the Arrowhead on down to Iowa. Extension Specialist Dave Nicolai says that farm fields are getting the worst …

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    30 May 12
  • BurtonEwing1

    The man accused of trying to kill his mother in a park south of St. Peter recently made an appearance in Nicollet County Court on Tuesday. 48-year-old Burton James Ewing Jr is facing 5 felony …

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    30 May 12
  • FatalAccident

    A 75-year-old man died in a farm accident in Stearns County Tuesday afternoon. The victim was reportedly pinned between the frame and box of a rock wagon in Melrose Township. Emergency responders say he died …

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    30 May 12
  • JohnGibeau

    The mayor of the City of Ceylon faces criminal charges after being arrested for domestic assault on Sunday. 35-year-old John Dennis Gibeau was still in custody as of Tuesday after being arrested at his home …

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    30 May 12