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  • Train

    A 21 year-old man was hit and killed by a freight train early Saturday morning while trying to cross tracks in Meeker County. Nicholas L. Phillipp of Eden Valley reportedly tried to cross the tracks …

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    13 Aug 12
  • KneeBoarding

    An 8-year-old Willmar boy was struck by a boat near the south shore of Big Kandiyohi Lake Saturday afternoon. Emergency personnel arrived on the scene at around 4pm, where they attended to the boy who …

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    13 Aug 12
  • Vote

    It’s the final full day of campaigning before Tuesday’s primary election. In southern Minnesota’s First Congressional District, Republicans Mike Parry and Al Quist are both vying to be the one to carry the GOP banner …

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    13 Aug 12
  • Detours

    Motorists travelling on Highway 19 from Highway 169 to Henderson will encounter a detour this week as bridge repair work is being conducted. A Minnesota Department of Transportation bridge crew will be repairing an approach …

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    13 Aug 12
  • DentalCare

    Minnesota dentists will provide free care to as many as 2,000 people at a mass clinic in Mankato this coming Friday and Saturday. The 2-day clinic at the Verizon Wireless Center is open to adults …

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    13 Aug 12
  • DrainageDitch

    Public informational sessions on “Conservation Drainage” are being held this (MON) evening in St. Peter and on Wednesday in Hanska. The meetings detail ways in which to save ground water, reduce rural runoff to local …

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    13 Aug 12
  • DakotaWar

    Events commemorating the 150th anniversary of the US-Dakota War are taking place over the coming weeks in Brown County and around the region. The majority of the events in Brown County take place next week, …

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    13 Aug 12
  • Bloodmobile

    The American Red Cross “Live Life – Give Life” summer-long blood drive campaign continues, with several drives taking place around the area this week. Today (MON), the Red Cross Bloodmobile will be at the Evangelical …

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    13 Aug 12