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  • Flu

    State health officials say that the spread of influenza remains “regional” in Minnesota, and key indicators continue to drop. The number of flu-related hospitalizations has dropped to half – from 122 in the previous report …

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    15 Feb 14
  • PaulMenneInterview

    The Mayor of Henderson has announced that he will not be running for re-election this year. Paul Menne says that there are many civic-minded people in the town that can take over the mayoral duties. …

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    15 Feb 14
  • Firefighters

    A team of Belle Plaine firefighters are training for a race that involves running up 31 stories of a Minneapolis high-rise while wearing their 60-pounds of turnout gear. The American Lung Association fundraiser takes place …

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    15 Feb 14
  • SleepyEyeSchool

    The Sleepy Eye School Board on Thursday approved a new 2-year contract with the Sleepy Eye Education Association.  The agreement equals a 7.5% pay hike total. It gives Sleepy Eye teachers a $1,500 annual salary …

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    15 Feb 14
  • FatalCrash

    An Ellendale man is dead after a car crash on Highway 30 in Steele County Wednesday morning. A Chrysler PT Cruiser was heading eastbound when the driver, 38-year-old Sarah Kerns of Geneva lost control on …

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    13 Feb 14
  • Crash2

    A Comfrey man was injured in a rollover accident on Highway 14 east of Cobden early this (THU) morning. 46-year-old Scott Brandel was driving a Chevy Lumina eastbound on Highway 14 when he lost control …

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    13 Feb 14
  • TrainCrossing

    A car collided with a train Wednesday morning in Green Isle. Sibley County authorities say that 33-year-old Christopher Fahey of Belle Plaine was driving a Chevy Impala west on Parnell Street in Green Isle and …

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    13 Feb 14
  • HospitalPatient

    New Ulm’s Oak Hills Living Center has been found negligent in the death of a resident last August because a nurse failed to perform CPR. The Minnesota Department of Health found that the nursing home …

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    13 Feb 14