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  • HospitalPatient

    The number of flu-related deaths continues to rise in Minnesota. The state Department of Health says 4 additional influenza deaths were confirmed last week, bringing the number of people who have died from the flu …

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    29 Mar 13
  • SpringPlanting

    The USDA reports that farmers intend to plant 97.3-million acres of corn this year, the most since the year 1936. The spring planting survey released Thursday says the 2013 corn planting forecast is up slightly …

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    29 Mar 13
  • TornadoDamage1998

    Today (FRI) is the 15-year anniversary of the devastating tornadoes that caused severe damage across the local area, most notably in Comfrey and St. Peter. A strong area of low pressure combined with a warm …

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    29 Mar 13
  • LeannMeyer

    The reward for information on a missing Colorado woman originally from St. Peter has now been doubled to $20,000. Officials say 52-year-old Leann “Annie” Meyer vanished last month. She has lived in the Denver suburb …

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    28 Mar 13
  • JesseBrudelie (1)1

    A 33-year-old Hanska man facing a felony drug charge in Blue Earth County failed to appear in court Wednesday for his sentencing, but no warrant will be issued for his arrest. That’s because Jesse Warren …

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    28 Mar 13
  • JillHulke

    New Ulm District 88 School Board member Jill Hulke will be resigning next week after learning that she is ineligible to serve on the board. That’s because she lives in rural Courtland, just across the …

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    28 Mar 13
  • GFW

    The GFW School Board approved more than a hundred thousand dollars worth of capital and deferred maintenance projects this week. The district will spend a total of $70,000 on new servers and network switches and …

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    28 Mar 13
  • Detours

    The Minnesota Department of Transportation has unveiled their summer construction projects for 2013. The list includes work on 87 projects in the Twin Cities and nearly 200 in Greater Minnesota. Mn/DOT Commissioner Charlie Zelle says …

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    28 Mar 13