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  • Crops

    Most Minnesota crops conditions showed improvement during the past week. The US Department of Agriculture says that only potato and hay conditions showed a slight decline. Corn conditions are 64% good to excellent while soybeans …

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    15 Jul 14
  • GasPumps

    It’s the middle of the summer driving season, but large drops in the price of oil over the last 2 weeks have led to savings at the gas pump for Minnesota and the nation. Retail …

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    15 Jul 14
  • Chicken

    The New Ulm City Council is scheduled to make a decision on allowing city residents to raise chickens during its meeting this (TUE) evening. The idea came before the council last month, with supporters citing …

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    15 Jul 14
  • BrownCounty

    The Brown County Board today (TUE) is scheduled to begin the process of possibly implementing a local option sales tax for transportation. Brown County commissioners unanimously approved a $10 per-vehicle annual wheelage tax last year …

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    15 Jul 14
  • WilliamCurtis

    A rural Le Sueur man on probation for sex crimes has been charged with possession of child pornography. 55-year-old William Vere Curtis reportedly admitted a serious violation to the terms of his probation when he …

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    14 Jul 14
  • Flooding2014

    Minnesota is receiving a total of $5-million in flood relief funds from the US Department of Transportation. The money is available on a first come-first serve basis to local counties and cities in need of …

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    14 Jul 14
  • WabassoSchool

    The Wabasso School District has proposed a new school building project, and district residents are invited to a pair of Community Update Meetings this week. The meetings take place beginning at 7pm this Tuesday and …

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    14 Jul 14
  • Bloodmobile

    The American Red Cross is holding a few blood drives around the area this week, including a special blood drive in St. Peter. Today (MON) the Bloodmobile will be at South Central College on North …

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    14 Jul 14