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  • Smokes 4 less

    The Waseca City Council denied issuing a tobacco permit to Hana Wazwaz, a relative of the man who ran Smokes 4 Less in Mankato and now faces federal drug charges. The council refused to grant …

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    03 Dec 15
  • Shop with a Hero

    Children will have an opportunity to Shop with a Hero on Saturday in New Ulm. The program is comprised of jailers, police officers, ambulance personnel and firefighters. After the children are dropped off at the …

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    03 Dec 15
  • Springfield School

    The agricultural education program at Springfield High School is one of six in the nation that received the Outstanding Education Program award. High School Ag Teacher T. J. Brown accepted the award at a convention …

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    03 Dec 15
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    The Meeker County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the cause and manner of death for a person who was initially reported missing. After receiving the missing person’s report deputies responded to a residence in the 31000 …

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    02 Dec 15
  • Chad Akerson

    A former Willmar teacher was sentenced to three years in prison Monday in Kandiyohi County District Court. Thirty-five-year-old Chad Jeffrey Akerson of Willmar was 29 and his victim was 15 when he started having regular …

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    02 Dec 15
  • winter storm

    At least three motorists were killed during Minnesota’s first winter storm of the season Monday and Tuesday. According to the state patrol one motorist died in a head-on collision on icy roads Tuesday morning in …

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    02 Dec 15
  • snowmobile trails

    Even though the state’s snowmobile trails are open the Department of Natural Resources is encouraging you to hold off before breaking out the sled. The DNR’s Kim Lockwood says a minimum of 12 inches of …

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    02 Dec 15
  • Turkeys

    A ban that was placed on poultry exhibits last May in response to last spring’s bird flu outbreak has been lifted. The Minnesota Board of Animal Health says the band was lifted on Tuesday permitting …

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    02 Dec 15