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  • 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
  • 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