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  • NicolletCounty

    The Nicollet County Board finalized a re-districting plan for the county this week, and commissioners drew straws to see who will run for 2-year terms this year and who will serve 4-year terms. Redistricting is …

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    07 May 12
  • More NU Soldiers Returning

    Another group of Minnesota National Guard soldiers from the New Ulm area will be returning home on Sunday. The Red Bulls from the 1st Battalion, 125th Field Artillery will arrive in New Ulm at approximately …

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    04 May 12
  • Capitol Restoration Amendment

    Minnesota lawmakers are taking a day off as they prepare for a flurry of activity at the start of next week. The Legislature won’t meet today (FRI), but they’ll be back in St. Paul on …

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    04 May 12
  • Hunting

    It will soon cost more to get hunting and fishing licenses in Minnesota. Governor Dayton signed a bill Thursday to boost a range of fees, with the money going to bolster wildlife resource management. Adult …

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    04 May 12
  • Teacher

    Governor Dayton has vetoed a bill that would have changed Minnesota’s seniority-based teacher tenure system by allowing school districts to also consider teacher performance when making layoffs. Dayton calls the bill another example of “prejudice …

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    04 May 12
  • TroopsHome

    Another wave of soldiers from the 1st Brigade Combat Team, 34th Infantry Division return home today (FRI). More than 220 Red Bulls arrive at armories in Albert Lea, Anoka, Austin, Bloomington, Brooklyn Park, Mankato, Owatonna, …

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    04 May 12
  • RedwoodAreaHospital

    The CEO of the Redwood Area Hospital has been placed on unpaid administrative leave. Hospital Administrator James Schulte is accused of receiving inappropriate travel expense reimbursements. He was put on the unpaid leave while the …

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    04 May 12
  • TrevinoRoschild

    A man and a woman involved in a string of smash-and-grab jewelry store robberies last fall were sentenced this week for their roles in a break-in at a downtown Willmar jewelry store. 22-year-old Marcos Enrique …

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    04 May 12