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  • FairfaxCityHall

    The City of Fairfax has officially opened the doors on it’s new city hall. The new facility is located in the old 1st National Bank building on 1st Street Southeast in Fairfax, across from where …

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    26 Apr 12
  • Counterfeit

    A southern Minnesota woman who made a plea deal in an Iowa counterfeiting case has been given probation and a suspended sentence. 29-year-old Meranda O’Connor of Albert Lea had pleaded guilty to one count of …

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    26 Apr 12
  • Biofuel

    State regulators have given the developers of a $30-million biofuel project in the City of LeSueur an environmental exemption. The Minnesota Municipal Power Agency won’t need an environmental impact statement in order to move forward …

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    25 Apr 12
  • Silo1

    The Minnesota House voted in favor of an Omnibus Agriculture Policy Bill on Tuesday. Democratic Representative Terry Morrow of St. Peter is a member of the Agriculture & Rural Development Policy and Finance Committee, and …

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    25 Apr 12
  • Local Students At Nat'l Competition

    Students from 3 area high schools representing a total of 9 local communities are competing in a national robotics competition in St. Louis over the next 4 days. Students from GFW High School and the …

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    25 Apr 12
  • Fireworks

    A Bill to legalize more powerful backyard fireworks in Minnesota has made it’s way to Governor Dayton’s desk. The Minnesota Senate voted 48-17 on Tuesday to legalize aerial fireworks and devices with more bang than …

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    25 Apr 12
  • Highway14

    Work on Highway 14 in North Mankato gets underway next week as Mn/DOT crews prepare for the construction of a new interchange and two miles of highway expansion. Work begins on Tuesday, May 1st. The …

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    25 Apr 12
  • Soil1

    The Minnesota House has “dug” through the options and voted to name Lester the official state soil. The House approved the choice as part of an agriculture policy bill on a vote of 111-20 Tuesday. …

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    25 Apr 12