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  • Spring Storm

    President Obama on Friday declared a major federal disaster for five southwestern Minnesota counties hit by an ice storm in early April. The disaster declaration includes Cottonwood, Jackson, Murray, Nobles and Rock counties. Governor Dayton …

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    06 May 13
  • Snowstorm (1)

    This week’s massive snowstorm caused power outages across southeast Minnesota, and thousands are battling the continued wintery weather without power and heat today (FRI). But help is on the way. Rochester Public Utilities had around …

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    03 May 13
  • Fire

    Nearly 200 firefighters battled a fire at a waste management plant in Norwood Young America this week. Crews from 11 different fire departments were called out to the Carver Transfer Station and Processing Facility on …

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    03 May 13
  • Cuffs

    Officers from several area law enforcement agencies took part in a foot chase in Redwood Falls Wednesday evening. The pursuit started at around 7:40pm following an altercation with a male suspect who had felony warrants. …

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    03 May 13
  • Flu

    The latest update from the Minnesota Department of Health shows that the flu season appears to be ending. There were no influenza-related deaths in our state over the last week and no schools or nursing …

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    03 May 13
  • Prom1

    The High School Prom season continues around the local area this weekend, with a total of 11 area school districts holding their formal Spring dances. Schools with Prom on Saturday include: Belle Plaine, Buffalo Lake-Hector-Stewart, …

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    03 May 13
  • FatalCrash2

    The northbound lanes of Highway 169 near LeSueur were closed for nearly 2 hours Wednesday afternoon following a crash that took the life of an 84-year-old Brooklyn Center woman. The crash happened at just before …

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    02 May 13
  • SnowShovel

    Wednesday’s May Day winter storm just barely missed the local area, with some residents of southeastern Minnesota digging out from more than a foot of snow this (THU) morning. A total of 13-inches of snow …

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    02 May 13