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  • ClickItOrTicket1

    Law enforcement agencies across the state begin a “Click It Or Ticket” campaign today (MON). Officers will be working overtime in an effort to get motorists to comply with the state’s primary seat belt law. …

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    21 May 12
  • PrincessKayButterhead1

    Congratulations to our local-area Princess Kay Finalists! Representing Brown County: Laura Rosenhammer of Sleepy Eye, the daughter of John and Patty Rosenhammer. Representing McLeod County: Elizabeth Nix of Plato, the daughter of Tim and Ann …

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    21 May 12
  • USPS

    More information has been released on the closure of the US Postal Service mail-processing center in Mankato. The facility has been targeted since last summer as part of a massive consolidation effort, and it was …

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    21 May 12
  • Ron Paul Dominates State GOP

    Supporters of Republican presidential candidate Ron Paul took control of Minnesota’s state Republican Convention over the weekend. The Paul backers scored a major victory Saturday when they claimed 12 of 13 delegate slots to the …

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    21 May 12
  • RonPaul1

    US Representative Ron Paul got a very warm welcome at Minnesota’s State Republican Convention on Friday. The Texas congressman shared his message of a less aggressive US foreign policy, personal liberty, and the role of …

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    19 May 12
  • KurtBills

    State Representative Kurt Bills clinched his party’s endorsement for US Senate Friday afternoon at the state GOP convention in Saint Cloud. He told the crowd that he will be campaigning with his kids this summer …

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    19 May 12
  • Soldier

    President Obama is expected to sign legislation within the next week that will help more than 2,000 Minnesota soldiers recoup paid time-off benefits promised before they were shipped overseas last year. The US Senate on …

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    19 May 12
  • JohnRydberg

    A 70-year-old convicted rapist on Friday lost his bid to gain more freedom from the Minnesota Sex Offender Treatment Program in St. Peter. The program confines more than 600 dangerous sex offenders after they leave …

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    19 May 12