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  • GFWiPads

    The BOLD School Board has approved the purchase of a total of 540 Apple iPad2s for the district’s high school students. The total cost of acquiring the computer tablets is over $221,000, which includes 2 …

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    30 Mar 13
  • EasterEggs

    EASTER EGG HUNTS (All On Saturday) • NEW ULM: 10am in the Civic Center. The Easter Bunny will be there along with other characters, plus Goody Bags for kids. • BROWNTON: 10am at the Community …

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    29 Mar 13
  • FeedTruckRollover

    The State Patrol has released the identity of the truck driver whose semi rolled on a roundabout on Highway 14 in Blue Earth County Thursday morning. 56-year-old Duane Woitas of Pemberton reportedly came into the …

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    29 Mar 13
  • DanielRenville2

    A Redwood Falls man has been convicted of 1st-degree criminal sexual conduct following a 2-day jury trial. 29-year-old Daniel Leith Renville was found guilty of sexually assaulting a woman in Redwood Falls in August of …

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    29 Mar 13
  • MethLab

    A building in Cottonwood County will require a special clean-up this Spring following the discovery of a meth lab. The county will hire a firm that specializes in methamphetamine contamination clean-up for the former Studio …

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    29 Mar 13
  • HospitalPatient

    The number of flu-related deaths continues to rise in Minnesota. The state Department of Health says 4 additional influenza deaths were confirmed last week, bringing the number of people who have died from the flu …

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    29 Mar 13
  • SpringPlanting

    The USDA reports that farmers intend to plant 97.3-million acres of corn this year, the most since the year 1936. The spring planting survey released Thursday says the 2013 corn planting forecast is up slightly …

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    29 Mar 13
  • TornadoDamage1998

    Today (FRI) is the 15-year anniversary of the devastating tornadoes that caused severe damage across the local area, most notably in Comfrey and St. Peter. A strong area of low pressure combined with a warm …

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    29 Mar 13