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  • thin ice

    A 24-year-old Windom man fell through the ice on a lake in northern Minnesota. According to the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office Trevor Theesfeld went through the ice on his ATV on the west side of …

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    01 Mar 16
  • caucus

    Neighborhood precincts are ready for tonights caucuses to vote for the president and make their voices heard on particular issues. St. Peter Community Development Directors Russ Willie says attending a caucus is a great way …

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    01 Mar 16
  • ST Industries

    A St. James Company that provides precision measuring tools for industry has donated a video inspection system to Minnesota State University, Mankato. The video machine is an in-kind donation from ST Industries to the Department …

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    01 Mar 16
  • school expulsion

    The Minnesota Supreme Court will hear oral arguments today (Monday) in an appeal filed by United South Central Public Schools involving a student who was expelled for six weeks for accidentally bringing a knife to …

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    29 Feb 16
  • St Peter

    A discussion about the St. Peter Economic Development Authority’s proposed loan forgiveness policy causes a spiritied exchange between two members who disagreed over the policy. Interruptions from St. Peter City Council Representative Jerry Pfeifer caused …

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    29 Feb 16
  • flu vaccine

    State health officials say the flue is now widespread in Minnesota after a slow start to the season. The weekly influenza update released Thursday by the Minnesota Department of Health showed a jump in flu-like …

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    29 Feb 16
  • science fair2

    A New Ulm Cathedral High School sophomore has an award-winning science project on agriculture sustainability. Samantha Guldan will advance to two separate international science fairs. Her project focuses on soil enrichment and water retaining products …

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    29 Feb 16
  • Science fair

    A Sibley East junior attended the Regional Science Fair in Mankato February 20 and earned several major awards. Abigail Butler earned an all-expense paid trip to compete at the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair …

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    29 Feb 16