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  • BrownCounty

    The Brown County Board on Tuesday unanimously approved a redistricting plan for the county following a public hearing on the issue. Redistricting is required every 10 years based on Census results. Each of Brown County’s …

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    02 May 12
  • Thunderstorm

    Storms packing high winds and some hail rumbled across southern and central Minnesota on Tuesday, but no serious damage or injuries have been reported. A Tornado Watch was in effect for much of the area …

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    02 May 12
  • GarbageFire

    A Sibley County man has been fined a total of $14,500 dollars by the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency for burning hazardous materials at an abandoned farm near Gibbon last year. Pollution Control officials say that …

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    02 May 12
  • MinnesotaNationalGuard

    The latest wave of local-area soldiers from the 1st Brigade Combat Team, 34th Infantry Division arrived home Tuesday. Minnesota National Guard Captain Neils Gott says they are proud of everything the soldiers have accomplished in …

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    02 May 12
  • JonathanJacobson

    A 62-year-old Madelia man facing multiple felony charges for his alleged involvement in an armed home invasion earlier this year has been transferred to the Brown County Jail. Jonathan Edward Jacobson is accused of entering …

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    02 May 12
  • Arson

    Investigators have determined that a fire that caused the evacuation of the Lincoln School in Fairmont on Friday was intentionally set. The fire started on the stage area of the school’s north gym at around …

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    01 May 12
  • AllenQuist

    Southern Minnesota Republican Congressional Candidate Allen Quist has announced that he will forgo his party’s nomination and move on to a primary election in August. This comes after the recent 1st Congressional District GOP Convention …

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    01 May 12
  • Crops

    Minnesota farmers continue planting crops ahead of the average – and Minnesota’s corn crop is nearly half planted. In its weekly crop report for Minnesota, the USDA says the state’s corn crop is 48% complete. …

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    01 May 12