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  • Festival

    After four decades on 150 acres west of Highway 169 in rural Shakopee, the Minnesota Renaissance Festival is looking for a new home. Jim Peterson, owner of Mid-America Festivals is eyeing two areas. One is …

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    26 Feb 15
  • RailroadTracks

    Represenative Tim Waltz and a group of lawmakers have recently introduced a bill to help first responders in the event of a trail derailment or fuel spill. The Railroad Emergency Service Preparedness, Operational Needs and …

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    26 Feb 15
  • CarCrash2

    Two people were injured in an accident on Highway 15 near Truman Wednesday morning. The state patrol says a 2004 Ford Expedition driven by Ashley Freeman of Truman and a 2001 Jeep Grand Cherokee driven …

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    26 Feb 15
  • DrugCourt

    Brown County Commissioners heard an annual chemical dependency report Tuesday that showed methamphetamine use was up considerably in 2013.  Chemical Dependency Counselor Leah Luke Commissioners that most methamphetamines tend to come from the Sleepy Eye …

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    26 Feb 15
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    26 Feb 15
  • DNR

    Minnesota authorities remind anglers that their 2014 fish, game and trapping licenses expire Saturday.  While some hunting and fishing seasons continue past Saturday, the Department of Natural Resources says new licenses are required.  However the …

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    25 Feb 15
  • SchoolStudents

    The Minnesota Department of Education released a new report showing the state’s graduation rate increased from 79.8 percent in 2013 to 81.2 percent in 2014.  The report showed gains among all student groups over the …

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    25 Feb 15
  • LeSueurHenderson

    Two of three finalists for the Superintendent position at Le Sueur/Henderson have withdrawn their names from consideration.  School officials were notified that Lonnie Seifert and Melinda Crowley are no longer candidates for the position.  Red …

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    25 Feb 15