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  • BradleySchnickel

    A former police officer accused of using social media to try to lure girls into sexual encounters has pleaded guilty. 33-year-old Bradley Schnickel had been scheduled to go on trial starting Monday, but instead pleaded …

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    11 Feb 14
  • Dollars

    It’s estimated that about a billion dollars in tax refunds go unclaimed each year, but a statewide service is helping folks get back their money – free of charge. Hundreds of volunteers across Minnesota are …

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    11 Feb 14
  • EnhancedDL

    Minnesota is now the fifth state in the US to offer enhanced driver’s licenses or identification cards. The new cards will allow you to re-enter the United States from Canada, Bermuda, Mexico, and the Caribbean …

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    11 Feb 14
  • SleepyEye

    The Sleepy Eye City Council this (TUE) evening is scheduled to hold the second reading of an ordinance which bans electronic cigarettes from public places in Sleepy Eye. If approved, the new regulation will amend …

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    11 Feb 14
  • OliviaCornCob

    Residents of the Olivia area have been stockpiling their cardboard for the past few months in an effort to repair the community’s famous Corn Monument. At least $18,000 is needed to repair the giant ear …

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    11 Feb 14
  • BirdIsland

    It’s Bird Island Day today (TUE) on KNUJ as our 2014 Town Days Tour continues. Todd Olson will be broadcasting from Farm, Home & Health Show at the Island Ballroom in Bird Island throughout the …

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    11 Feb 14
  • ThomasKendricks

    A carjacking suspect who eluded authorities after a standoff in Austin last month was arrested in Minnesota Lake Friday afternoon. A SWAT team entered the building where 23-year-old Thomas Kendricks III had been hiding out …

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    10 Feb 14
  • Exercise

    Governor Dayton has proclaimed 2014 the “Year of Worksite Wellness” in Minnesota, and officials are challenging CEOs to get on board with their companies. Susan Bishop with the state Health Department says the focus is …

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    10 Feb 14