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  • MNLegislature

    Democrats in the Minnesota Senate passed a nearly $16-billion K-12 education funding bill Thursday night over Republicans’ objections that it relaxes student testing standards and postpones a new teacher evaluation program. Lino Lakes Republican Roger …

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    26 Apr 13
  • Drought

    Updated information shows that the drought continues to relax its grip on Minnesota. The new data released Thursday shows that only about half the state is now in drought, compared with two-thirds last week. Some …

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    26 Apr 13
  • Corsages

    The high school prom season continues this weekend, with a total of 11 area schools holding their spring formals. School districts having their proms on Saturday include: BOLD, GFW, Lake Crystal Wellcome Memorial, Minnesota Valley …

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    26 Apr 13
  • DanielRenville

    A former Redwood Falls man convicted of 1st-degree criminal sexual conduct following a jury trial has been sentenced to over 16 years in prison for the crime. 29-year-old Daniel Leith Renville was found guilty of …

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    25 Apr 13
  • Meth

    A New Ulm man faces multiple felony charges in Brown County Court for allegedly selling methamphetamine out of his home. 31-year-old Ronnie Lee James Bottenfield Krueth is accused of selling several hundred dollars worth of …

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    25 Apr 13
  • Burglar1

    A 19-year-old Mankato woman accused of helping a group of juveniles break into the Sleepy Eye Dairy Queen last year now faces new charges in Brown County Court for a burglary at a Sleepy Eye …

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    25 Apr 13
  • Facebook

    The Redwood Falls Police Department has received numerous complaints of harassment, defamation, and cyber-bullying over the past week. The complaints involve a Facebook page which allowed people to send posts to the page administrator who …

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    25 Apr 13
  • Dollars

    What’s being called the “largest tax increase in 30 years” was approved by the DFL-controlled Minnesota House Wednesday night. Every Republican representative in the state voted against the measure, including local representative Paul Torkelson. Democrats …

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    25 Apr 13