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  • TroopsWelcomeHome

    Around 300 Minnesota National Guard soldiers per-day begin arriving at Camp Shelby in Mississippi this week as they prepare to come home. Minnesota National Guard Mobilization Officer Major Gerald Halloran says that nearly 3,000 of …

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    09 Apr 12
  • Franken On Post Office Closings

    US Senator Al Franken will be visiting the City of Mankato this week to discuss Rural Energy and Helping Homeless Veterans. The visit takes place on Tuesday. Franken will discuss his efforts to help farmers …

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    09 Apr 12
  • 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