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  • Cuffs

    The 17-year-old accused of punching an MSU-Mankato student and causing his death in St. Cloud last week made his first appearance in court Tuesday. Jesse Smithers of Sauk Rapids has been charged with 2nd-degree murder, …

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    26 Sep 12
  • Train

    A man struck and killed by a Union Pacific train in downtown Dundas late Sunday night has been identified. Authorities say the investigation into the death of 33-year-old Willem Vanvliet is ongoing. The Dundas man …

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    26 Sep 12
  • Turkey1

    A Bricelyn woman was injured Monday evening when a wild turkey smashed into a car window in Freeborn County. It happened at about 6:15pm on southbound Interstate 35 near Ellendale. 66-year-old Mary Haukoos was riding …

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    26 Sep 12
  • FortRoadTractorCrash

    The Lafayette man injured in a collision between a semi-truck and a tractor over the weekend is recovering at the Hennepin County Medical Center in Minneapolis. The accident happened at around 3:30 Saturday afternoon on …

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    26 Sep 12
  • RapidanDam

    The low water levels on the Blue Earth River have caused the operators of the Rapidan Dam to shut down both of the dam’s generators. The dam is currently not generating electricity because of the …

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    26 Sep 12
  • PollutedRiver

    The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency has added 511 streams, lakes and other bodies to its updated impaired waters list. The state agency now lists a total of 3,643 waters as impaired, which means they fail …

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    26 Sep 12
  • Drought

    The US Small Business Administration has announced that federal Economic Injury Disaster Loans are now available to small businesses, small agricultural cooperatives, small businesses engaged in aquaculture and most private non-profit organizations of all sizes …

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    26 Sep 12
  • EvaKarremann

    The latest New Ulm Sister Cities Commission Hans Joohs Cultural Exchange participant was welcomed to New Ulm on Tuesday. 26-year-old Eva Karremann works for the Human Resources department of the University Medical Center in Ulm, …

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    26 Sep 12