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  • Crash

    Traffic fatalities in Minnesota declined for the fourth straight year in 2011.  Preliminary statistics from the state Department of Public Safety show traffic crashes claimed 349 lives last year.  That represents an 11% drop from …

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    05 Jan 12
  • ThinIce

    Forecasted temperatures in the 40s and 50s across southern Minnesota this week have the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources again asking residents to be careful if heading out on area ice. The DNR says that …

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    05 Jan 12
  • MarkWetsch1

    Police in St. Peter arrested a Minneapolis man on Tuesday that they say is a suspect in recent bank robberies around the state, including in St. Peter. A bank in Brewster was robbed at just …

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    05 Jan 12
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    The New Ulm City Council on Tuesday approved several resolutions related to the construction of a Menards store in New Ulm, and heard an update on the project’s timeline from company spokesperson Tyler Edwards. He …

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    04 Jan 12
  • Temperature2

    If you like your winters on the mild side, you’re in luck. We escape the chill of the past couple days today (WED) and rise into the mid to upper 30s across the southern half …

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    04 Jan 12
  • Southern MN Education Tour

    Schools and taxes are the topics as Dayton administration officials gather public input today (WED) in south-central and southeastern Minnesota. Education Commissioner Brenda Cassellius continues her statewide tour on planned changes to No Child Left …

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    04 Jan 12
  • UnitedWay

    The United Way of McLeod County has announced that the regional non-profit will continue its’ current campaign until March 31st due to the “current economic realities.” A $260,000 county-wide need had been established for this …

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    04 Jan 12
  • 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