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  • FatalAccident

    Investigators have determined that excessive speed was the cause of a fatal crash near Alexandria in February that killed 4 Minnesotans. The State Patrol’s Sergeant Jesse Grabow says that 18-year old Lauren Peterson of Prior …

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    09 May 12
  • Stabbing

    A Coon Rapids man is in custody in the Nicollet County Jail after allegedly stabbing his mother in 7 Mile Creek Park south of St. Peter. The incident was reported to the Nicollet County Sheriff’s …

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    09 May 12
  • Boats

    Minnesota boat owners do *not* need an invasive species sticker displayed after all. The state legislature has repealed the law that would have required the stickers on all boats beginning July 1st. The DNR wanted …

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    09 May 12
  • NicolletCounty

    The Nicollet County Board on Tuesday announced the 3 finalists for the position of Nicollet County Administrator. Current County Administrator Bob Podhradsky retires on June 22nd, and a total of 40 applications were received to …

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    09 May 12
  • Crops

    Rain and thunderstorms slowed fieldwork in some parts of Minnesota over the past week, but the USDA says that only 11% of the state is now short or very short on topsoil moisture. But 18% …

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    09 May 12
  • Vikings Stadium Update

    The Minnesota House has approved a plan to build a $975-million stadium for the Vikings, but with a big boost in what the team would pay. The Bill’s Chief Author, Representative Morrie Lanning says the …

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    08 May 12
  • Dollars

    The Minnesota House voted 99-32 on Monday in favor of this year’s Bonding Bill. The House bill is significantly smaller than the Governor’s $770-million proposal, which local Representative Paul Torkelson called “extravagant.” The Bonding Bill …

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    08 May 12
  • Flooding (1)

    A deluge of rain in southwestern Minnesota in recent days has rivers around the area on the rise. Some areas have received upwards of a half-foot of rain since the start of the month, leading …

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    08 May 12