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  • FEMAGrant

    The Martin County Board learned this week that the county has been denied a federal grant needed to complete mandatory emergency communication upgrades by the end of the year. The FEMA grant would have covered …

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    03 May 12
  • HonorGuard

    Governor Dayton has signed a bill into law that increases the stipends paid to Honor Guard members for attending veterans’ funerals in Minnesota. The Honor Guard program reimburses veterans organizations to assist with payment for …

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    03 May 12
  • Capitol Restoration Amendment

    A Republican plan for a roofless Vikings stadium, with the state’s portion paid for with bonding money, has the Capitol in an uproar. Democrats blasted the latest proposal for building the football team a new …

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    02 May 12
  • LisaFischer

    The New Ulm City Council on Tuesday appointed Lisa Fischer to fill the vacant Ward 2 council seat left empty by the resignation of Councilor Todd Olson. Fischer has previous experience working for the city …

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    02 May 12
  • 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