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  • GaryDahms1

    The Minnesota Legislature is taking a break for Easter and Passover during the upcoming week, but local State Senator Gary Dahms says there is some important legislation still to be worked on, including the Bonding …

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    07 Apr 12
  • FieldFire

    The McLeod County Sheriff’s Office is urging residents of the county and surrounding areas to use extreme caution while conducting controlled burns. Fire departments have been dispatched to numerous fires in the last several days …

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    07 Apr 12
  • Elderly Man Lake Rescue

    A 23-year-old man is being called a hero after jumping into an icy lake in Yellow Medicine County this week and rescuing an elderly driver from his sunken pickup. Evan Wintz spotted the sinking pickup …

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    07 Apr 12
  • UrielMoralesq1

    An 18-year-old Waseca man faces felony charges of 1st-degree criminal sexual conduct and assaulting a police officer in Blue Earth County Court after an incident at a party north of Beuford recently. Sheriff’s deputies were …

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    07 Apr 12
  • RichardNelson

    A Montevideo man has admitted to stealing $40,000 worth of steers from a feedlot in Madison. 40-year-old Richard Kenneth Nelson pleaded guilty to two counts of possessing stolen property for stealing the 23 steers from …

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    06 Apr 12
  • RedFlag

    The wildfire danger remains high across most of Minnesota. The DNR reports 23 fires in recent days, mainly in southern and western Minnesota. New Ulm firefighters battled a grass fire along the KC Road on …

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    06 Apr 12
  • NursingHomeAbuse

    Stiffer penalties are now in place for caregivers who are found guilty of abusing senior citizens. State lawmakers signed-off on a bill on Thursday that allows prison time and heavy fines for those who neglect …

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    06 Apr 12
  • Flu

    The seasonal flu continues to circulate around the state. During the last week, 24 people were hospitalized and one person died of flu-related complications. Health officials say two schools and one nursing home reported an …

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    06 Apr 12