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  • MinnesotaNationalGuard

    A Minnesota National Guard unit with soldiers from the local area is headed to Afghanistan. A deployment ceremony was held in Litchfield Sunday for nearly 100 members of the 849th Mobility Augmentation Company. The soldiers …

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    15 Jul 13
  • Detours

    Motorists can expect to encounter a detour for Highway 68 at the junction with Highway 169 in Mankato beginning this week as crews work to replace the bridge over the Union Pacific Railroad. Mn/DOT is …

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    15 Jul 13
  • MnDotLogo

    A new travel information phone app is now available from the Minnesota Department of Transportation. The 511 app features details about construction, maintenance and road incidents. Freeway Operations Engineer Brian Kary advises motorists to not …

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    15 Jul 13
  • Bloodmobile

    The American Red Cross has a few blood drives taking place around the area this week as an urgent need for donations continues. The Bloodmobile will be at the Jeffers Senior Center from 2 to …

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    15 Jul 13
  • ConcertInThePark

    The Monday Night Concerts in the Park continue this (MON) evening in New Ulm with a free show by the Wendinger Band. The local favorites will be entertaining the crowd in New Ulm’s German Park …

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    15 Jul 13
  • Scam

    The Better Business Bureau of Minnesota has issued a warning about another travel scam circulating around the state. Spokesperson Dan Hendrickson says consumers are being mailed travel vouchers worth between 12-and-15 hundred dollars, but the …

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    13 Jul 13
  • ComfreyCrash

    A memorial to a plane crash near Comfrey 50 years ago is being dedicated Sunday afternoon. A B-47 Bomber crashed in a field 3 miles north of Comfrey in February of 1963 while on a …

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    13 Jul 13
  • KasotaStone

    The 125-year-old Kasota Stone plant in Mankato is closing. 4th-generation owner Robert Coughlan says they’ve probably kept the business going longer than they should have for sentimental reasons, and that the closure is tough. More …

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    13 Jul 13