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  • Bloodmobile

    Blood drives are being held in several communities around the area this week as Red Cross Month draws to a close. Blood is a perishable product, so the supply must be constantly replenished, and one …

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    26 Mar 12
  • Thunderstorm

    The past week brought some much-needed rain to moisture-starved Minnesota. Some parts of the state got a good drenching, but not enough to ease the long dry spell. Climatologist Pete Boulay says we’re still under …

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    26 Mar 12
  • RenvilleSibleyFiber

    An Informational Meeting and discussion on the Renville-Sibley Fiber project is taking place this (MON) evening at the Sibley County Courthouse in Gaylord. The $70-million project would bring fiber optic broadband internet services to the …

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    26 Mar 12
  • Highway14

    The long-awaited Highway 14 construction project in southern Minnesota appears to be back on track. The project was nearly derailed six months ago by bids 31% higher than expected. But Mn/DOT Project Manager Matt Rottermond …

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    26 Mar 12
  • Protest

    A group of devout religious followers from New Ulm held a protest march outside the Brown County Courthouse on Friday. The group marched from the Cathedral of the Holy Trinity to the Brown County Courthouse …

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    26 Mar 12
  • Vikings Stadium Update

    The clock is ticking on approving a deal for a new Vikings stadium this legislative session. Stadium bill co-author Senator Julie Rosen of Fairmont says the legislature is waiting on a letter of approval from …

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    26 Mar 12
  • SchoolBus

    A 5-year-old girl was allegedly assaulted by two 8-year-old boys on a New Ulm school bus this week. School officials say that the boys apparently pulled the girl into the back of the bus and …

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    24 Mar 12
  • VoterID

    Minnesota voters are steps away from seeing a photo ID constitutional amendment on the ballot this November. The full Senate passed the amendment Friday in a 36-30 vote. The House passed the amendment Tuesday. Debate …

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    24 Mar 12