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  • SpecialElection1

    A special Primary Election is being held today (TUE) to narrow down the list of candidates running for the District 20 state Senate seat formerly held by the late Senator Gary Kubly. Four candidates have …

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    27 Mar 12
  • BurnBan

    Potential high winds in the forecast have led officials to suspend open burning in the rural areas of Brown County until further notice. Brown County Sheriff Rich Hoffmann’s order went into effect at 8am today …

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    27 Mar 12
  • PolarPlunge

    The results are in for another winter’s worth of Polar Bear Plunge events around Minnesota, and a record $2.85-million was raised this year for Minnesota Special Olympics. The money was raised at 16 events in …

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    26 Mar 12
  • 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