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  • Podhradsky1

    The Nicollet County Board will be conducting interviews with the 3 finalists for the position of Nicollet County Administrator today (MON). Current County Administrator Bob Podhradsky retires on June 22nd after a 40-year career in …

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    14 May 12
  • HandFootMouthDisease

    The Martin County area and other locations in southern Minnesota have seen outbreaks of Hand, Foot and Mouth Disease recently. The disease causes painful sores in the mouth and on the palms and soles of …

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    14 May 12
  • AsianCarp

    There’s a back door for Asian carp to sneak into Minnesota, and fisheries officials are worried the invaders might have found it already. It runs through Iowa. Commercial fishermen recently netted dozens of Asian carp …

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    14 May 12
  • VikingsStadium

    Today (MON) will be a big day at the Capitol for Vikings fans – as Governor Dayton signs the stadium bill into law. Dayton has been 1 of the biggest cheerleaders for the new $975-million …

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    14 May 12
  • Dayton1

    With the 2012 Governor’s Fishing Opener in Waconia now history, it’s been announced that next year’s event will take place in Park Rapids. Explore Minnesota Director John Edman says Park Rapids reflects “what’s great about …

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    14 May 12
  • Bloodmobile

    The American Red Cross is again holding blood drives around the area this week, with a total of 6 such events taking place. The need for blood is constant, with a patient somewhere in the …

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    14 May 12
  • PhilBiedenbender

    Minnesota Valley Lutheran High School Senior Phil Biedenbender has been named a National Merit Scholar. About 16,000 seniors in the United States, or less than 1% of the nation’s top academic achievers, make it to …

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    14 May 12
  • Capitol Restoration Amendment

    Now that the Legislature has adjourned, both sides are positioning for a fall election that will determine control of both chambers. GOP House Speaker Kurt Zellers says his side has set the state “on a …

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    12 May 12