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  • Tornado

    The National Weather Service has confirmed that it was a tornado that hit the City of Elysian Monday night. The 100-yard-wide twister was reportedly packing winds up to 85 mph. It travelled about 7 miles, …

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    21 Mar 12
  • Legislature Approves Jacob's Law

    The Minnesota House has approved a bill calling for a constitutional amendment requiring voters to show a photo ID. Legislators in the House debated the divisive issue well into the night before it passed on …

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    21 Mar 12
  • KevinWolden

    A Hector man was arrested on car theft charges this week in Benton County. Authorities were called to Mid-State Homes near Rice at just after 9 o’clock Monday morning. Witnesses had reported seeing a man …

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    21 Mar 12
  • Bullying

    A panel is starting to work on creating a state where school kids are free from bullying, harassment and intimidation. Governor Dayton’s Task Force on the Prevention of School Bullying met for the first time …

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    20 Mar 12
  • Dayton1

    Governor Dayton will be in Mankato today (TUE) to participate in assemblies with 6th-graders at Garfield and Franklin Elementary Schools. At each school the Governor will give brief remarks and then take questions from students. …

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    20 Mar 12
  • Temperature2

    It’s been many years since we last had an early-season warm spell like this one in Minnesota. Climatologist Pete Boulay says it last happened 31 years ago. He says that back in February of 1981 …

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    20 Mar 12
  • Thunderstorm

    The storm that blew through the area Monday evening was packing high winds and heavy rain, and ripped the roofs off homes in the City of Elysian. Le Sueur County Emergency Management Director Ann Traxler …

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    20 Mar 12
  • Legislature Approves Jacob's Law

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    19 Mar 12