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  • Vote2

    A special Primary Election was held Tuesday to narrow down the list of candidates for the District 20 state Senate seat formerly held by the late Senator Gary Kubly. The top vote-getter among the 2 …

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    28 Mar 12
  • StPeterStateHospital

    A state agency has forced out the head of the Minnesota Security Hospital in St. Peter. The Minnesota Department of Human Services said Tuesday that David Proffitt has resigned as director of the state’s largest …

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    28 Mar 12
  • CreditCardFraud

    An Arlington couple facing felony theft by swindle charges have entered an Alford Plea to one count each in Sibley County Court. Steven and Diann Rohde were accused of accepting money for woodworking products, but …

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    28 Mar 12
  • FoodShelf1

    Officials with the McLeod Emergency Food Shelf say that food collections around the county are down considerably from this time last year. Matching grants are available for food shelves during the month of March from …

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    28 Mar 12
  • Thunderstorm

    Minnesotans were seeing flashes of lightning this (TUE) morning as warm air took over across most of the state. High winds have been topping 40mph in many spots from the Iowa border all the way …

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    27 Mar 12
  • GOP

    State Representative Glenn Gruenhagen of rural Glencoe received the Republican endorsement for the new House District 19B over the weekend. The Freshman Representative Gruenhagen beat out 3-term Representative Ron Shimanski of Silver Lake for the …

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    27 Mar 12
  • AmyRomero

    A tentative trial date has been set for a former Jessenland Township resident accused of murdering her infant child more than a decade ago. 29-year-old Amy Ann Romero was arrested in Missouri in early January …

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    27 Mar 12
  • TripleA2012

    A local-area high school student is among the top 4 students in the state. Redwood Valley Senior Katie Ellingworth was one of four Minnesota high school students honored during the Boys’ State Basketball Tournament on …

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    27 Mar 12