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  • PlaneCrash

    A rural Clara City man suffered minor injuries when he crashed his ultra-light plane in Chippewa County Saturday. The small aircraft operated by Boyd Folkerts crashed in a field north of Bunde. Folkerts told officials …

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    17 Apr 12
  • Burglars

    Two men from rural Blue Earth County are in custody for their alleged involvement in a burglary in Mankato over the weekend. 30-year-old Adam Joseph Willert and 28-year-old Joshua James Dobie were arrested at their …

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    17 Apr 12
  • Walz1

    Southern Minnesota Democratic Representative Tim Walz has a major financial advantage over his potential opponents for Minnesota’s 1st Congressional District this fall. Campaign reports filed over the weekend show Walz, a third-term congressman, with considerably …

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    17 Apr 12
  • PaulTorkelson1

    Lawmakers come back to the State Capitol today (MON) after their Easter and Passover break, with two weeks remaining to the target date Republican leaders set to finish the session. Local Representative Paul Torkelson says …

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    16 Apr 12
  • More Local Troops Home Tuesday

    A total of 215 Minnesota National Guard soldiers returned home from Kuwait Sunday, including troops from Redwood Falls and Hutchinson. Hundreds more will follow in the weeks to come. For some soldiers, the adjustment to …

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    16 Apr 12
  • Fatal

    A 47-year-old Albert Lea man was the victim of a fatal car crash in Freeborn County over the weekend. The accident happened Saturday night at around 10:30 when a 2008 Cadillac traveling northbound on Highway …

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    16 Apr 12
  • Thunderstorm

    The storms that swept across southern and central Minnesota on Sunday dumped heavy rain and hail, but caused no major damage. The National Weather Service says two tornadoes were spotted Sunday in McLeod County, including …

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    16 Apr 12
  • DFL

    DFL delegates from the new State Senate District 17 failed to endorse a candidate after four rounds of balloting Thursday night in Clara City, making a primary election necessary. The candidates needed to garner 60% …

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    16 Apr 12