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  • Sauk Rapids teen electrocuted and falls

    A teenager from Sauk Rapids is in critical condition after being electrocuted and falling from a bridge. The Sartell Police Department says they were called to the old Sartell bridge over the Mississippi River on …

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    17 Jun 16
  • Travel Channel features Minnesota swimming hole

    The Travel Channel scoured the country looking for America’s “most surprising watery gems” and found one in Minnesota. Quarry Park and Nature Preserve near St. Cloud will be one of 10 “Top Secret Swimming Holes” …

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    17 Jun 16
  • No evidence coffee causes cancer

    There’s no conclusive evidence that coffee causes cancer. The International Agency for Research on Cancer announced the results of a study meant to look at a possible link between coffee and cancer on Wednesday. Back …

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    17 Jun 16
  • Blue Earth County woman honored in Washington D.C.

    A Blue Earth County woman was recently honored in Washington D.C. for her volunteer efforts. Donnette Wheelock has been a hospice volunteer for the past 14 years. Wheelock helps patients with personal needs and offers …

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    17 Jun 16
  • Hutchinson stable one of 10 nationwide winners

    A Hutchinson Therapeutic Horsemanship Stable is one of 10 winners in a nationwide contest. Equul Access finished 5th in the Facebook voting from Lexlin Ranch of Tennessee’s Gypsy Gift Program. The top 10 centers in …

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    16 Jun 16
  • Old County Buffet auctioning off store contents

    Old Country Buffet in Mankato locked its doors abruptly Tuesday morning and is now auctioning off the contents of the restaurant. Auction Nation is auctioning the entire contents of the building with bidding closing at …

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    16 Jun 16
  • Sauk Rapids gas station offering unique discount

    (LEARFIELD NEWS/ST. PAUL) The owner of a Sauk Rapids convenience store that has been robbed twice in the past 3 months is fighting back. Frank Schwagel is offering 10 cents off per gallon after 7 …

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    15 Jun 16
  • Old County Buffet in Mankato closes doors without explination

    The Old Country Buffet restaurant in Mankato locked its doors today for good. The doors were locked Tuesday before employees began showing up for work. The restaurant’s parent company Food Management Partners confirmed the closing, …

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    15 Jun 16