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  • Spring Storm

    President Obama on Friday declared a major federal disaster for five southwestern Minnesota counties hit by an ice storm in early April. The disaster declaration includes Cottonwood, Jackson, Murray, Nobles and Rock counties. Governor Dayton …

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    06 May 13
  • Dollars

    The Minnesota House narrowly approved a hike in the state’s minimum wage on Friday. The final vote for the proposed series of increases was 68-62 in favor of, with local Republican Representative Paul Torkelson voting …

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    06 May 13
  • Corsages

    The High School Prom season is wrapping up around the local area, with nearly a dozen local schools holding their big dances this past weekend, including New Ulm. Many families have been forking over big …

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    06 May 13
  • MeganOliviaHall

    A St. Paul science teacher has been named Minnesota’s Teacher of the Year for 2013. Megan Olivia Hall teaches grades 7-12 at the Open World Learning Community in St. Paul. She was presented with the …

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    06 May 13
  • Gustavus

    Two seniors at St. Peter’s Gustavus Adolphus College have received Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship Grants to teach overseas. Ally Voss will serve as an English teaching assistant at a school in Spain for more than …

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    06 May 13
  • Bloodmobile

    The American Red Cross celebrates “World Red Cross Day” on Wednesday, and several blood drives are being held around the area this week as well. Today (MON) the Red Cross Bloodmobile will be at Tanker …

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    06 May 13
  • Fire

    Nearly 200 firefighters battled a fire at a waste management plant in Norwood Young America this week. Crews from 11 different fire departments were called out to the Carver Transfer Station and Processing Facility on …

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    03 May 13
  • Cuffs

    Officers from several area law enforcement agencies took part in a foot chase in Redwood Falls Wednesday evening. The pursuit started at around 7:40pm following an altercation with a male suspect who had felony warrants. …

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    03 May 13