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  • Otters

    While otters are common in southern Minnesota, there was a time when they were locally extinct here. Thanks to conservation efforts by the Department of Natural Resources, they have made a comeback. In the early …

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    21 Mar 16
  • Windings

    A manufacturing company in New Ulm will pay a $19,500 settlement following a race discrimination lawsuit. The U.S. Economic Employment Opportunity Commission filed the suit. It says Windings, Inc. violated federal law when it refused …

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    19 Mar 16
  • Pizza Ranch

    Five people in Minnesota have been sickened with E. coli in an outbreak associated with Pizza Ranch restaurants earlier this year. Those infected were between the ages of 11 and 68 and had eat at …

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    19 Mar 16
  • Henderson,_Minnesota

    Henderson’s historic Main Street was recently named in the top nine of “must visit” main streets in Minnesota. Henderson came in number 4. Criteria for making the list included a great main street with shopping, …

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    19 Mar 16
  • blandin

    The Blandin Foundation is partnering with the Lower Sioux, Upper Sioux, Mille Lacs, Shakopee and Prairie Reservation communities to offer the Blandin Reservation Community Leadership Program. The leadership retreat is scheduled for May in Grand …

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    19 Mar 16
  • Mankato Area Foundation

    The Consolidated Communications Community Fund of the Mankato Area Foundation announced $155,000 in grants were given to 26 nonprofit organizations in the southern Minnesota area. Grants were awarded to Committee Against Domestic Abuse in the …

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    19 Mar 16
  • derekhexum

    A Balaton man has pleaded guilty to first degree murder, arson and burglary in connection with the death of a Lyon County couple. At a plea hearing Thursday, Derek Hexum pleaded guilty to two counts …

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    18 Mar 16
  • flu vaccine

    Two more children died this week in Minnesota due to flu-related complications. According to a report released by the state Department of Health, that brings the total to three this season. Health officials do not …

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    18 Mar 16