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  • Vikings

    Negotiators for the state and the Minnesota Vikings have a tentative agreement on the division of costs for a $975-million stadium at or near the site of the Metrodome. Minneapolis would reportedly kick in $150-million, …

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    18 Feb 12
  • Hunting

    The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is seeking citizen input on some hunting and trapping issues. The proposals would require non-toxic shot for rail and snipe hunting, add a third waterfowl zone in southern Minnesota, …

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    18 Feb 12
  • AntonyJoseph1

    A Fairmont student will be making his 3rd trip to the Scripps National Spelling Bee this year after winning the local-area Regional Spelling Bee on Thursday. Fairmont 7th-grader Antony Joseph was named champion of the …

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    18 Feb 12
  • Flu

    Officials with the Sibley East School District say that a norovirus is to blame for more than 200 students and staff calling in sick to the district’s elementary school in Gaylord this week. State health …

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    17 Feb 12
  • Fraud

    The Better Business Bureau of Minnesota is warning homeowners of a potential scam involving the deed to their property. The company called Deed Retrieval Services is reportedly offering homeowners copies of their deeds, for a …

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    17 Feb 12
  • Gun

    A trial date has been set for the Mankato man accused of taking part in a drive-by shooting in the City of Gaylord last December. 23-year-old Michael Lamont Smith is charged with 2nd-degree assault, drive-by …

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    17 Feb 12
  • Fire

    The investigation into the cause of a fire that destroyed a home in Bird Island late last week continues. The fire at the home of Jason and Sandy Zuhlsdorf on South 4th Street in Bird …

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    17 Feb 12
  • MinnesotaNationalGuard

    Minnesota is bracing for the return of its largest deployment of National Guard troops since the September 11th attacks, and legislators have plenty of ideas for helping them find jobs. More than 2,700 troops are …

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    16 Feb 12