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  • 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
  • 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    Two of three finalists for the Superintendent position at Le Sueur/Henderson have withdrawn their names from consideration.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
  • Fire

    State investigators have concluded their investigation into the fire that killed over 12,000 pigs and hogs at a southern Minnesota swine farm.  The State Fire Marshal has concluded that the blaze at Cougar Run near …

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    25 Feb 15
  • FoodShelf

    Starting Sunday, the Minnesota FoodShare March campaign will begin.  During the month of March every dollar donated goes directly to the food shelves to purchase  food for the hungry.  In New Ulm, the Food shelf …

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    24 Feb 15
  • GasPumps

    After a low not seen in years, gas prices in Minnesota are slowly creeping back up and a new survey from the Consumer Federation of America shows that not many believe fuel prices will stay …

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    24 Feb 15
  • Crash2

    A Madison Lake woman remains in critical condition after being injured in a head-on collision Sunday morning near Lake Washington.  Jody Volk was airlifted to St. Mary’s Hospital in Rochester with life-threatening injuries Sunday after …

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    24 Feb 15