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  • Crash

    A Savage police officer is in critical condition after a car accident early Monday morning. Authorities say Officer Frank MacKall was on his way to assist with a call at just after 1am when he …

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    03 Jan 12
  • Temperature

    The New Year is barely underway and here comes the warm air again. Temperatures over southern and central Minnesota are expected to reach into the upper 30′s to mid-40′s today (TUE), with the return of …

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    03 Jan 12
  • Roadwork

    Motorists travelling on Highway 169 north of St. Peter will encounter a daytime lane closure beginning today (TUE) as crews work to battle highway erosion along the banks of the Minnesota River. The project involves …

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    03 Jan 12
  • MNStatePatrolSquad

    A Minnesota State Trooper was injured in a 3-vehicle crash Sunday afternoon in Redwood Falls. It happened at just after 4pm on Highway 67. 39-year-old Trooper Matthew Smith of Redwood Falls was driving his marked …

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    03 Jan 12
  • Fatal

    Two people are dead after a rollover accident on Interstate 90 in Faribault County Sunday afternoon. A Ford Super Duty pickup truck driven by 45-year-old Randy Fjeld of Circle Pines and pulling a loaded snowmobile …

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    02 Jan 12
  • PatShortridge

    Minnesota Republicans have elected political consultant Pat Shortridge as their new state party chair. Shortridge defeated Todd McIntyre and Terry McCall at a meeting of the party’s State Central Committee in St. Cloud on Saturday. …

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    02 Jan 12
  • Thinker

    The Minnesota-based Great American Think-Off is posing a familiar question for its 20th annual debate. This year’s question is: “The Nature of Humankind: Inherently Good or Inherently Evil?” That’s the same question the Great American …

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    02 Jan 12
  • Temperature

    December is behind us – and it’s already in the record books as one of Minnesota’s mildest and least snowy Decembers. State Climatologist Pete Boulay says temperatures averaged 5 to 10 degrees above normal, and …

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    02 Jan 12