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  • Ballot

    The St. Peter Citizens for Progress Committee is accusing city and school officals of mistallying votes from the recent St. Peter School’s referendum, but school officials are standing behind the number. a computer glitch caused …

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    01 Jul 15
  • MayoOne helicopter

    Federal aviation officials now say that it was a teen, not a 6-year-old child who started the Mayo One helicopter at the Mankato air show. The helicopter was accidently powered up while it was parked …

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    01 Jul 15
  • RedwoodAreaHospitalLogo

    The Redwood Area Hospital has recently been re-designated as a level 4 trauma hospital by the Minnesota Department of Health. The staff of the hospital voluntarily participated in the process to continue their contribution in …

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    01 Jul 15
  • gaspriceslow

    Lower prices have helped Americans save about $65 billion on gas so far this year compared to the first six months of 2014. This week’s national average price of gas is $2.77 per gallon, which …

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    01 Jul 15
  • tubing

    A 16-year-old was airlifted to be treated for injuries received Friday in a tubing accident on Loon Lake. Two men involved are facing charges after leaving the scene of a crash. Blue Earth County Sheriff’s …

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    30 Jun 15
  • Highway14Sign

    Construction of the four-land expansion of Highway 14 from west of Nicollet to North Mankato will begin July 6. The project will include 6.5 miles of two additional lanes north of existing Highway 14 and …

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    30 Jun 15
  • RoadWorkerCaution

    Lane closures on Highway 212 began Monday. Motorists traveling on Highway 15 north of Highway 212 may encounter minor delays. Traffic will be directed through the work zone by flaggers. The project is scheduled to …

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    30 Jun 15
  • Student Writing

    A study by the Human Resources Organization is being conducted for the state Department of Education to see whether repeated computer problems hurt students Minnesota Comprehensive Assessment scores this spring. The report is expected to …

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    30 Jun 15