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  • Alcohol

    According to a 2013 study published by Substance Use in Minnesota, teenage binge drinking rates are well above the average in some Minnesota counties. The study surveyed 8th, 9th and 11th graders across the state. …

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    03 Jun 15
  • Detours

    A five-mile stretch of Highway 60 is detoured between Butterfield and Mountain Lake due to construction. The project is the second of a three phase Minnesota Department of Transportation project to expand the highway to …

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    03 Jun 15
  • court

    Representatives of Nicollet County and Flynn Company who had sued the county for payment of $462,000 for a 2012 road repair project failed in mediation attempts last week. The Dubuque, Iowa company filed the lawsuit …

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    03 Jun 15
  • Fast sprayers

    A Windom manufacturing plant will soon be expanding following a merger of two unexpected companies. Fast Sprayers, a company that manufactures farm sprayers, will be merging with WASP, building conveyor systems for FedEX and UPS. …

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    03 Jun 15
  • ElectricMeter

    A jury has awarded $2.5 million dollars to Waverly dairy farmers who say stray voltage from their power companies faulty equipment cut into their production. A Wright County jury sided with dairy farm owners Harlan …

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    02 Jun 15
  • Turkeys

    The Minnesota Board of Animal Health on Monday said the presumptive case announced Monday is the fourth farm in Brown County to be affected by the bird flu outbreaks. Brown County has recorded its first …

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    02 Jun 15
  • Faribault emeralds dance team

    A group of Minnesota high school head dance coaches will be suspended for one-year after protesting a state title won by the Faribault Emeralds. The suspension was handed down by the Minnesota State High school …

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    02 Jun 15
  • MNDeptEdu

    As technical failures rippled through this spring’s testing season in Minnesota, 90 percent of educators said in a survey that they believe the technical glitches in the Minnesota comprehensive Assessment testing affected the scores of …

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    02 Jun 15