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  • AndrewDikken

    Authorities continue to search for the “person of interest” in the murder of a Granite Falls woman and her boyfriend, but officials say that rumors that a search was taking place near New Ulm on …

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    10 Sep 13
  • Judge

    A Good Thunder woman pleaded guilty to 5th-degree arson in Blue Earth County Court Monday and was sentenced to Time Served. 37-year-old Krista Marie Mackie had been accused of turning on the propane tanks at …

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    10 Sep 13
  • MNLegislature

    Minnesota lawmakers held a one-issue special session on Monday that lasted for about 4 hours. The Legislature nearly unanimously approved a disaster-assistance package to help 18 counties pay for repairs from severe storms in June. …

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    10 Sep 13
  • Walz

    Southern Minnesota Democratic Congressman Tim Walz says that he’s opposed to current proposals for US military strikes in Syria. The 1st District congressman said Monday that he’s worried that plans for limited military action could …

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    10 Sep 13
  • Crops

    The hot, dry weather is putting stress on pastures across Minnesota. The US Department of Agriculture says that soil moisture supplies continue to decline in Minnesota, with almost one-third of the state’s topsoil and 23% …

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    10 Sep 13
  • Detours

    The Highway 14/15 Bridge over the Minnesota River in New Ulm is scheduled to close this coming Monday for approximately two weeks for bridge work. Traffic will be detoured to the Nicollet County Road 37/20th …

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    10 Sep 13
  • FatalCrash

    A husband and wife from Olivia were killed Sunday night after their vehicle rear-ended a farm implement on Highway 71 in Renville County. 76-year-old Thomas Kopel was driving a Buick LeSabre northbound on 71 when …

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    09 Sep 13
  • DeerHighway

    A rural St. James man was killed in a motorcycle accident Sunday night. Watonwan County authorities say that 61-year-old Randall Lee Lang was driving a 1997 Harley Davidson eastbound on County Road 3 a few …

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    09 Sep 13