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  • CropDustingHelicopter

    Authorities continue to investigate a helicopter hitting some power lines about 4 miles northeast of Green Isle Friday evening. 27-year-old Daniel Lee of Belle Plaine was reportedly able to maintain control of the crop-dusting helicopter …

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    20 Aug 13
  • Thunderstorm

    The Truman School Board on Monday learned that a series of issues have plagued Truman Public Schools since the school building was struck by lightning earlier this month. The lightning strike took out 2 sump …

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    20 Aug 13
  • Crops

    Minnesota farmers got plenty of time in their fields last week, thanks to a string of sunny days. But the lack of moisture is drying out topsoil. The US Department of Agriculture reports that an …

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    20 Aug 13
  • FullMoon

    There’s a full moon tonight (TUE), and the New Ulm Park and Rec Department is holding another “Full Moon Over Hermann” event. Park and Rec’s Cheryl Korman says that the Hermann Monument will be open …

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    20 Aug 13
  • AppleHarvest

    Two people were hospitalized Sunday afternoon after a hydraulic lift tipped over in Nicollet County. The accident occurred at the Larry Bruegger residence in Nicollet Township at shortly before 2:30pm. Authorities say that Bruegger and …

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    19 Aug 13
  • Crash

    A Brooklyn Park woman was seriously injured in a 3-vehicle crash in Waterville Saturday night. 32-year-old Christine Quast was airlifted from the scene after her westbound Dodge Neon collided with a southbound Mercury Sable driven …

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    19 Aug 13
  • Detours

    The ongoing construction of 2 additional lanes for Highway 60 between St. James and Butterfield has now progressed to the point where a detour is needed, and it is scheduled to be put into place …

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    19 Aug 13
  • BackToSchool

    While the majority of Minnesota schools still wait until after Labor Day for the new school year to begin, for many local-area students classes get underway today (MON). A coalition of more than 2-dozen schools …

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    19 Aug 13