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  • Vote

    Precinct caucuses will be held across Minnesota tonight (TUE), and a lot of attention will be focused on the Republican presidential contenders.  Mitt Romney won the Minnesota caucuses in 2008 as the conservative alternative to …

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    07 Feb 12
  • Fire

    Authorities say that a 46-year-old resident has admitted to starting a fire that prompted the evacuation of an assisted-living facility in Northfield on Sunday. The fire at the Valleyview assisted-living facility was started in the …

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    07 Feb 12
  • New Region 9 Executive Director

    The Region Nine Development Commission will be getting a new executive director this week. Nicole Griensewic was offered the executive director position by the Region Nine Board of Directors last Thursday, and she accepted. Griensewic’s …

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    07 Feb 12
  • RichardNelson

    A Montevideo man is charged in the theft of 23 steers from a western Minnesota feedlot. 40-year-old Richard Kenneth Nelson was charged with felony theft and receiving stolen property this week after the Holstein steers …

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    03 Feb 12
  • Fatal

    A 55-year-old Truman woman was killed in a crash on Highway 15 Thursday evening. The highway was closed temporarily through the City of Truman following the crash. A Chevy Venture minivan driven by 93-year-old Sylvan …

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    03 Feb 12
  • RonPaul1

    Republican presidential hopeful Ron Paul will be visiting several Minnesota communities before next Tuesday’s precinct caucuses. Paul has town hall meetings scheduled for Saturday in Rochester and Chanhassen, plus an evening rally at Bethel University …

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    03 Feb 12
  • Dayton1

    Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton will be visiting the community of Bird Island today (FRI), after last week’s stop was postponed due to the weather. Dayton will be at St. Mary’s School in Bird Island to …

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    03 Feb 12
  • StPeter

    Two full weekends of fun-filled events kick off today (FRI) in the City of St. Peter with Winterfest 2012. Winterfest events kick off at Noon today with a community chili feed at the St. Peter …

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    03 Feb 12