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    Local hospitals and clinics are among the best in the country, according to patients responding to a new federal scoring system. The Medicare website says individual hospital star ratings are based on the average ratings …

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    27 Apr 15
  • Bicycle

    The Sibley County Historical Society is asking for the public’s help in identifying hundreds of people on recently donated negatives. Norwegian emigrant and local photographer Christian Johan Ostrom opened a studio in 1889 and a …

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    27 Apr 15
  • Biking

    Mankato’s Consolidated Community Plan for 2015 includes expanding and connecting bicycle paths and well-marked bike lanes and routes throughout the city. More bike lanes and connections are planned for the next three years. The city …

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    27 Apr 15
  • NorwoodYoungAmerica

    Details about an alleged shooting involving an off-duty McLeod County sheriff’s deputy are still scarce. The Bureau of Criminal Apprehension continues their investigation. Following a complaint about a disturbance at a Kiwk Trip in Norwood …

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    25 Apr 15
  • Nuttall_Butcher

    Two rural Hutchinson residents accused of kidnapping and murdering a Howard Lake man will likely not have hearings until this summer. Gwen Butcher’s district court appearance in Buffalo this week resulted in her attorney asking …

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    25 Apr 15
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    Another Minnesota child is dead from flu related complications. The Minnesota Department of Health said its the 10th child to die from the flu season. Outbreaks are still being reported a round the state including …

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    25 Apr 15
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    The Brown Soil and Water Conservation District will be celebrating Water Stewardship week this week. This year’s theme is Local Heroes-Your Hardworking Pollinators. Brown SWCD encourages residents to get involved in efforts to support pollinator …

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    25 Apr 15
  • Buffalo

    Minneopa State Park near Mankato is preparing for some rather large residents this fall. Fences are being constructed in preparation for a herd of buffalo that is planned to be as large as 40 animals. …

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    25 Apr 15