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  • Graduation2

    The school year is drawing to a close across southern Minnesota, and a total of 7 local area high schools are holding their graduation ceremonies over the next few days. Schools with graduation today (FRI) …

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    17 May 13
  • Fire-Grass

    Firefighters from Comfrey responded to an out-of-control grassfire just east of the town Wednesday afternoon. The report of the grassfire at the Dave and Nancy Eischen Farm on 335th Avenue was received at around 3pm. …

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    16 May 13
  • JaredBowman

    An Albert Lea man was charged with criminal vehicular homicide on Tuesday for his role in a head-on crash near Wells last December that left a Mankato man dead. 49-year-old Ronald Hinderman died a day …

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    16 May 13
  • GasPumps

    Gas prices are on the rise across the state, with most stations in Minnesota now charging over four dollars a gallon. Triple-A Minnesota’s Gail Weinholzer says two major refineries in the Chicago area are down …

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    16 May 13
  • MNCapitol

    Only five days remain until the Minnesota Legislature must adjourn, and Democrats still have not agreed on how much they’ll be increasing taxes. Senate Republican Minority Leader David Hann is worried about rushing through legislation …

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    16 May 13
  • SpringfieldSchool

    The Springfield School District has announced its Teacher Of The Year. Fifth-grade teacher Sharon Stern has been teaching in Springfield since 1992. She has also coached academic triathlon, and has been the Springfield science fair …

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    16 May 13
  • Temperature3

    The wet and chilly spring gave way to record high temperatures in southern Minnesota on Tuesday. The temperature soared to 102-degrees in St. James. Albert Lea and Fairmont both hit 100, while Mankato reached 99-degrees. …

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    15 May 13
  • Highway14Delineators (1)

    The yellow “delineators” in the middle of Highway 14 between Nicollet and Mankato needed to be removed on Tuesday after the highway got so hot that the glue holding the dividers in place started to …

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    15 May 13