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  • DroughtMap11

    The drought has intensified over the past week across broad swaths of Minnesota. Thursday’s update from the US Drought Monitor shows that a large portion of Minnesota that had been in a moderate drought is …

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    30 Nov 12
  • Flu

    The influenza virus is still circulating at only low levels across Minnesota. The state Department of Health is reporting 11 hospitalizations in the past week, and a total of 41 since the start of the …

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    30 Nov 12
  • TomVanHon

    The GFW School Board this week accepted the resignation of long-time board member Tom Van Hon, who has been appointed a district court judge for Montevideo. Van Hon has served on the GFW School Board …

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    30 Nov 12
  • BryanSellner

    The top write-in candidate for one of the open seats on the Sleepy Eye School Board has decided to accept the position. There was one seat on the board that had gone unfilled in the …

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    30 Nov 12
  • Santa1

    The St. James Area Chamber of Commerce is hosting a Holiday Festival this weekend in St. James. The highlight of the festival is the Holi-Bi-Dazzle Parade, which gets underway at 5:30pm today (FRI) on Main …

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    30 Nov 12
  • Fire

    A large portion of Rob’s Service Center in Comfrey was destroyed by a fire Wednesday night. The fire broke out at shortly after 9pm, and the Darfur Fire Department was called in for mutual aid. …

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    29 Nov 12
  • PedestrianHit

    A pedestrian was injured Tuesday afternoon in Mankato after being struck by a car driven by a 27-year-old Truman man. 62-year-old Nancy Pedersen was taken to the Mankato Mayo Hospital with non-life threatening injuries after …

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    29 Nov 12
  • ReinaGandarilla

    Authorities are still searching for 2 children taken from a foster home in Pemberton by their mother on Tuesday, and a warrant has now been issued for the mother’s arrest. 21-year-old Reina Gandarilla had been …

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    29 Nov 12