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  • Farmfest

    Farmfest 2014 is scheduled to open tomorrow and goes through Thursday at the site along Highway 68 between Redwood Falls and Morgan. This year’s event is going to feature information on a variety of topics. …

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    04 Aug 14
  • Flooding2014

    24 Minnesota counties and two tribal governments have been added to the federal disaster declaration secured by Governor Dayton last month.  Earlier this week, Director Kris Eide with Minnesota Homeland Security and Emergency Management, requested …

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    02 Aug 14
  • Bison

    A bison skull was found Saturday in a Franklin Area creek by 11-year-old Keygan Lund and his friends Jake Edwards, and Nick Utz. Edwards and Utz were visiting from Elk River and needed bait for …

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    01 Aug 14
  • Train

    Officials are investigating a train derailment near Butterfield that happened Wednesday morning.  Nine Union Pacific rail cars tipped over and spilled corn and damage the track.  A Union Pacific spokesman said about 500 feet of …

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    31 Jul 14
  • Pastoral Dedication

    The Catholic Diocese of New Ulm’s new Pastoral Center has reached completion. The bishop of New Ulm, the Most Reverend John M. LeVoir, and his staff will host an open house Friday from 1 to …

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    30 Jul 14
  • distrcit 88

    The final public information meeting was held yesterday on the District 88 Building Referendum at the District Administration Center Auditorium. Residents will be able to vote whether the district should authorize a building bond of …

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    30 Jul 14
  • 1399936459000-John-LaDue

    The prosecutor is appealing after a judge dismissed the most serious charges against  17-year-old John LaDue, the Waseca student accused of planning to kill his parents and his fellow students by bombing the local junior/senior …

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    30 Jul 14
  • 1406566044000-Tyler-Caputo-murder-mug-shot

    After missing his hearing on Friday in his third degree murder case, Blue Earth County Sheriff’s Department reported that Tyler Caputo was taken into custody in the state of Illinois Monday morning.  Caputo is charged …

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    29 Jul 14