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  • Security hospital_St Peter

    More than a dozen employees of the Minnesota Security Hospital in St. Peter lined a sidewalk near Highway 169 Tuesday to voice their concerns about workplace safety. The Department of Human Services has been implementing …

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    29 Apr 15
  • BrownCounty

    Brown County Family Services Director Tom Henderson announced a $10,000 bonus from South Country Health Alliance for achieving performance thresholds in 2014. Henderson informed commissioners Tuesday at the board meeting that the award will be …

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    29 Apr 15
  • SpringPlanting

    How shifts in the Upper Midwest’s climate are affecting farm practices is the focus of an upcoming special broadcast Thursday, April 30 on Pioneer Public Television. The program features presentations by Dr. Mark Seeley, Dr. …

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    29 Apr 15
  • Student Writing

    Test anxiety may be high today as every high school junior prepares to take the first ever statewide American College Test or ACT. Over 64,000 juniors will sit for the exam–a new graduation requirement meant …

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    28 Apr 15
  • GasPumps

    Average retail prices in Minnesota have risen 3.6 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.36 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.36 cents per gallon according to GasBuddy.com. The national average …

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    28 Apr 15
  • TrumanSchool

    The Truman Public School District has hired a new Superintendent. The announcement came that Virginia Dahlstrom of Mankato was hired just two months after the school district failed to pass a $454-dollar-per-pupil levy that would …

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    28 Apr 15
  • Crash

    A vehicle carrying five young people rolled Saturday night near Arlington. The Chevy Blazer driven by 17-year-old Connor Schrupp of Green Isle, went off a curve, rolled on its top and hit a tree. Passengers …

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    28 Apr 15
  • BikeHitByCar

    A Glencoe woman is dead after she was hit by a car while riding her bicycle. The McLeod County Sheriff’s Office says 40-year-old Penny Verdeck died at the scene north of Glencoe after after she …

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    28 Apr 15