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  • MattRasmussen

    A Gustavus Adolphus College graduate has been named the winner of the 2012 Walt Whitman Award by the Academy of American Poets. Matt Rasmussen is a 1998 graduate of the St. Peter college who is …

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    26 Apr 12
  • FFA_Logo

    The State FFA Convention wrapped up on Tuesday in St. Paul with local-area FFA chapters being named the best in the state. The Hutchinson FFA Chapter was named the top chapter in the state during …

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    26 Apr 12
  • Vikings Stadium Update

    Some high-profile lobbying for a new Vikings stadium took place at the Minnesota State Capitol on Wednesday as a bill awaits a vote in the Minnesota House and continues moving through Senate committees. Vikings players …

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    26 Apr 12
  • MnDotLogo

    Governor Dayton on Wednesday thanked the “Heroes of Mn/DOT” by handing out award plaques in the State Capitol Rotunda. Among the Mn/DOT employees honored were Curt Broughten and Tom Johnson, who were plowing snow on …

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    26 Apr 12
  • FairfaxCityHall

    The City of Fairfax has officially opened the doors on it’s new city hall. The new facility is located in the old 1st National Bank building on 1st Street Southeast in Fairfax, across from where …

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    26 Apr 12
  • Counterfeit

    A southern Minnesota woman who made a plea deal in an Iowa counterfeiting case has been given probation and a suspended sentence. 29-year-old Meranda O’Connor of Albert Lea had pleaded guilty to one count of …

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    26 Apr 12
  • Biofuel

    State regulators have given the developers of a $30-million biofuel project in the City of LeSueur an environmental exemption. The Minnesota Municipal Power Agency won’t need an environmental impact statement in order to move forward …

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    25 Apr 12
  • Silo1

    The Minnesota House voted in favor of an Omnibus Agriculture Policy Bill on Tuesday. Democratic Representative Terry Morrow of St. Peter is a member of the Agriculture & Rural Development Policy and Finance Committee, and …

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    25 Apr 12