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  • ruffed grouse

    Minnesota’s grouse season opens Saturday. The Department of Natural Resources says grouse is Minnesota’s most popular game bird and officials say adult populations have held steady and chick survival this spring and summer was good. …

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    17 Sep 15
  • Dollars

    Generations of students in the Fairmont area will be impacted thanks to a large donation top the Dollars for Scholars program. Fairmont’s Dollars for Scholars have provided scholarships to Fairmont’s graduating seniors since 1974, giving …

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    17 Sep 15
  • BrownCounty

    Brown County Commissioners gave County Highway Supervisor Wayne Stevens the go-ahead to fill out an application for a grant to provide safety measures at a dangerous intersection in Brown County.  Stevens said the grant would …

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    16 Sep 15
  • MnDotLogo

    The Minnesota Department of Transportation has installed warning systems to alert motorists as they near high-risk intersections as part of their safety program to reduce crashes.  Systems have been installed at the intersections of Highway …

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    16 Sep 15
  • NUSeal

    Preliminary property taxes adopted by the New Ulm City Council Tuesday night would raise the general fund and debt services taxes by a total of 4.82-percent for 2016.  But the numbers that go to the …

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    16 Sep 15
  • brian-mechler-mug

    The North Mankato man accused of calling in a bomb threat to the Mankato Marathon last year has been ruled competent to stand trial.  Brian Mechler was arrested in October after authorities say he called …

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    16 Sep 15
  • arrest

    A suspect in a murder in Mexico was arrested in St. Peter Tuesday morning.  Authorities say U.S Immigration and Customs Enforcement along with the U.S Marshal’s Service and St. Peter Police Department arrested the suspect …

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    16 Sep 15
  • Springfield man dies at Butterfield Foods

    A 55-year-old Springfield man died from injuries he suffered when he was pinned between a semi and loading dock about 2 a.m. Sunday at Butterfield Foods. Watonwan County Sheriff’s authorities say David James Baumann is …

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    15 Sep 15