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  • Hunting

    The Minnesota Senate has voted to raise fees for hunting and fishing licenses. The Senate has approved a game and fish bill 36-30 that includes the fee hikes. The bill now goes back to the …

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    24 Apr 12
  • Crops

    Above-average precipitation has improved soil moisture supplies across Minnesota’s farm country. The USDA says that topsoil moisture last week was rated 69% adequate, compared with 49% adequate a week earlier. Spring wheat planting is 84% …

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    24 Apr 12
  • DennisHogate

    A 46-year-old Mankato man accused of sexually molesting a 16-year-old autistic boy was sentenced on Monday. Dennis Lee Hogate had faced 3 felony charges of criminal sexual conduct with a mentally impaired person for the …

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    24 Apr 12
  • Meth

    Four people are in custody following a recent drug bust in Cottonwood County. The Cottonwood County Drug Task Force and the Bureau of Criminal Apprehension reportedly seized a large amount of methamphetamine in connection with …

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    24 Apr 12
  • Boats

    Minnesota boaters have one more item on their to-do list as they prepare to head to the lakes and rivers. A new state law requires all watercraft to have a sticker listing the rules for …

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    24 Apr 12
  • Republicans

    Minnesota’s debt-plagued Republican Party has been served with an eviction notice for its party headquarters after failing to pay its rent payments since August. The party’s landlord filed the notice last week in Ramsey County …

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    24 Apr 12
  • Tornado

    Tornado warnings were issued in southern Redwood County and northern Renville County Saturday afternoon, and a tornado was confirmed to have touched down at a farmsite along Redwood County Road 10 in Johnsonville Township. Several …

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    23 Apr 12
  • RonPaul1

    Supporters of presidential candidate Ron Paul reportedly dominated southern Minnesota’s 1st Congressional District Republican Convention over the weekend, with the Texas Congressman picking up practically all of the district’s available delegates. The same was reportedly …

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    23 Apr 12