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  • Turkeys

    Minnesota’s turkey and chicken farms are mostly back to full production after the bird flu outbreak last year devastated over 100 poultry operations in the state.  The outbreak led to the deaths of 49-million chickens …

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    07 Jun 16
  • arrestw

    A St. Peter man was sentenced to jail in connection with a near-fatal assault last fall that stemmed from a family dispute.  Hector Martinez, Jr.  was sentenced Monday to 60 days in the Nicollet County …

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    07 Jun 16
  • American Red Cross

    There are a couple chances for you to give blood in the area this week.  The first is today (Monday) at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church in Bird Island from  1 – 7.  Tuesday, donors can …

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    06 Jun 16
  • Police lights

    An Ellsworth woman was injured Sunday afternoon after the car she was driving went into the ditch and struck a sign.  The state patrol says Carol Chapa was driving a 2011 Chevrolet Impala south bound …

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    06 Jun 16
  • boil-water-advisory

    The Minnesota Department of Health has lifted the boiling water advisory in Hector.  The advisory was issued Thursday and lifted Saturday.  Test results have indicated no bacterial contamination.  However, residents are encouraged to flush all …

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    06 Jun 16
  • Crime scene

    Authorities say a woman found beaten in a park in central Minnesota has died and three people have been arrested.  Wright County authorities say 19-year-old Cheyenne Clough of Buffalo died Saturday and a man and …

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    06 Jun 16
  • German Park amphitheater

    The Concert in the Park series will hold their first concert of the series Monday night (tonight) at German Park beginning at 7 pm.  The Concord Singers will open the series.  Each Monday night thru …

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    05 Jun 16
  • hyvee

    Hy-Vee is voluntarily recalling one of its salad toppings and additional trail mix products due to possible contamination with Listeria moncytogenes.  The products include Hy-Vee garden style toppings, Trail mix bars, peanut almond dark chocolate …

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    05 Jun 16