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    A St. James man was arrested Sunday after he blocked two people in a car from leaving a parking space on Memorial Drive and threatening them with a machete. According to the criminal complaint, 18-year-old …

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    08 Sep 15
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    An Austin man police say intentionally shot a child with a BB gun has been sent to prison for three years. Investigators say 27-year-old Corey Biggerstaff of Austin called police to help settle a domestic …

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    08 Sep 15
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    Members of the Minnesota teacher’s union say kids should have to take fewer assessment tests. Education Minnesota has released a report that recommends only students in the fifth and eighth grades rather than the yearly …

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    08 Sep 15
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    Rain has impacted road construction projects in the region. The Minnesota Department of Transportation says completion of work on Highways 22, 99, 169 and Highway 14 from Nicollet to North Mankato will be pushed back. …

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    08 Sep 15
  • Inmate dies at Faribault prisons

    The Minnesota Department of Corrections is saying an inmate died at the state prison in Faribault. The death is currently under investigation. Authorities are not releasing any more information until the person’s family has been …

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    07 Sep 15
  • Lack of plant variety taking its toll on bees

    Corn and Soybeans may be good for humans, but not bees. The inspects prefer plants with lots of pollen and necture, and in this part of the country it’s becoming increasingly difficult for bees to …

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    07 Sep 15
  • Blue Earth County Commissioner appointed to two committees

    Blue Earth County Commissioner Drew Campbell has been appointed by the National Association of Counties to a committee dealing with health and advocacy for rural counties. Campbell attended the associations July conference in North Carolina …

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    07 Sep 15
  • canoe trek

    After eight months and over 5,000 miles, six friends from Minnesota and Iowa returned to Minnesota Sunday after paddling their canoes from the Gulf of Mexico to the Arctic Ocean. The Rediscovering North America crew …

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    07 Sep 15