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  • New laws coming in to effect this month

    July means a number of new laws the legislature has passed take effect in Minnesota. Additional spending lawmakers authorized from the budget surplus are now in force, including funding to expand broadband internet access and …

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    05 Jul 16
  • Melrose man found dead under tractor

    Authorities are investigating the death of a 65-year-old man whose body was found under a tractor in central Minnesota. A 911 caller reported the man was found trapped and was unresponsive under a tractor northeast …

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    04 Jul 16
  • Firefighters

    The State Fire Marshal is on the scene of a fire at New Sweden Dairy on County Road 15 in Nicollet County.  Around 70 firefighters from Nicollet, St. Peter, Courtland, Lafayette, North Mankato and Gaylord …

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    02 Jul 16
  • Two boys reported missing found submerged in lake

    Two young boys who were reported missing after going out to play after dinner were found dead hours later in a Kandiyohi County lake. The bodies of 10-year-old Idris Hussein and 11-year-old Ahmed Hashi were …

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    30 Jun 16
  • Company offers new twist on pet technology

    A Minnesota company has produced a product that allows you to video chat with your dog or cat. Twin-Cities based Anser Innovation is seeking funding to market PawCall, an accessory for their new version of …

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    29 Jun 16
  • Man charged for kidnapping girl from Bemidji fatal fire

    A man accused of taking a 5-year-old girl from a Bemidji the night of a fatal fire has been charged with kidnapping. Thirty-two-year-old Jacob Kinn was charged Monday in Beltrami District Court after the girl …

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    28 Jun 16
  • Minnesota’s moose population is declining

    Minnesota’s  moose population is in decline. It is estimated that the population is less than half of what it was 10 years ago. Now the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is stepping in to investigate …

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    28 Jun 16
  • Online voting for a new parks and trails license plate has begun

    Three finalists in the  contest to design a Minnesota state parks and trails license plate were recently revealed and online voting to select a winner has begun. You can see the finalists and cast your …

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    28 Jun 16