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  • RedFlag

    It’s yet another day of dangerous wildfire conditions across much of the lower half of Minnesota.  The National Weather Service has issued a red flag warning for a fourth-consecutive day — extending from western Minnesota …

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    09 Apr 12
  • ATV

    A man died early Sunday after he lost control of the all-terrain vehicle he was driving and struck a tree in Avon. Stearns County officials say the ATV crash happened on Schuman Lake Road at …

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    09 Apr 12
  • LegacyAmendment1

    Dozens of organizations around the state are recording and sharing Minnesota’s story and preserving it for future generations, and Historical and Cultural Heritage Grants, funded by the Legacy Amendment are assisting in that effort. The …

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    09 Apr 12
  • RedFlag

    The fire danger remains high across the majority of Minnesota today (SAT), and a Red Flag Warning will be in effect again through this evening. Nicollet County Sheriff Dave Lange says that with the conditions …

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    07 Apr 12
  • Drought

    It just keeps getting drier in Minnesota — but officials say our situation remains “short-term.” The latest US Drought Monitor shows, with the exception of the far southeastern tip of Minnesota, our state is abnormally …

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    07 Apr 12
  • 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