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  • Highway 169 sign

    State transportation officials are saying even if warm weather continues through the month and into April, it is unlikely reconstruction of Highway 169 will be moved up the scheduled. The closing of Highway 169 is …

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    14 Mar 16
  • prostitution

    Prostitution arrests throughout rural southern Minnesota over the past year prove that it does happen here. The Safe Harbor Law was passed in 2011. The law views Minnesota youth engaged in prostitution as victims and …

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    14 Mar 16
  • Arlingtonw

    The Arlington City Council recently accepted a $30,000 forestry grant through the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. In addition to the grant the DNR will reimburse Arlington up to $23,000 for four forestry projects. These …

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    14 Mar 16
  • theft

    A Sioux Falls man is in Blue Earth County Jail after stealing a car in Mankato and crashing it in Watonwan County. According to the criminal complaint, 30-year-old Jonathan James Wilson Matney stole a car …

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    12 Mar 16
  • Bisonw

    An early spring thaw is forcing an extended closure of the bison range road at Minneopa State Park through the end of April. All other areas of the park remain open. Visitors can still view …

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    12 Mar 16
  • spring forward

    Every home needs working smoke alarms to provide an early warning. New Ulm Fire Chief Paul Macho says a good time to remember to check your smoke alarms and change the batteries is when you …

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    12 Mar 16
  • drinking water

    Judged by a panel of independent water experts, Le Center has taken the championship in the state’s Best Tasting Water competition. The competition was held at the annual Minnesota Rural Water Association conference in St. …

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    12 Mar 16
  • relay for life

    The American Cancer Society Relay for Life of Redwood County will hold their kickoff for the annual event on Monday. The program will highlight how the community has benefited from the funds raised and will …

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    12 Mar 16