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  • PhoneScam1

    An elderly St. Peter resident was scammed out of $2,000 recently. He was the victim of a money-wiring scam in which a caller claims to be the victim’s grandchild in need of money due to …

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    11 Sep 12
  • TractorOnRoad

    The fall harvest is getting underway in southern Minnesota, and that means there’s a lot of farm equipment on our local-area roads. Officials are reminding motorists to use extra caution. Local Mn/DOT Spokesperson Rebecca Arndt …

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    11 Sep 12
  • Crops

    Minnesota’s corn and soybean harvests are getting going ahead of schedule. The USDA weekly crop report says Minnesota’s corn and soybean crops were 2% harvested as of Sunday, compared with 0% for the 5-year average. …

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    11 Sep 12
  • SleepyEye

    The Sleepy Eye City Council is scheduled to set the city’s preliminary property tax levy and city budget for 2013 this (TUE) evening. The proposed levy is a 1.9% increase over this year, and includes …

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    11 Sep 12
  • RedFlag

    A Red Flag Warning is in effect for much of Minnesota today (MON). By mid-morning, a drop in humidity, a surge in temperatures and the gusting of winds will combine to cause a critical fire …

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    10 Sep 12
  • FatalCrash

    A 56-year-old Morristown man was killed Saturday afternoon when an SUV hit his motorcycle head-on in Waseca County. The crash occurred at just after 3pm on Highway 13 about 3 miles north of New Richland. …

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    10 Sep 12
  • Fire

    A home in Madison Lake was destroyed by a fire Saturday afternoon. The residence on Kopps Lane is being called a total loss following the blaze, although the homeowners escaped injury. Two firefighters were treated …

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    10 Sep 12
  • Crosswalk

    The number of pedestrian deaths are on the rise in Minnesota, and are now at a 5-year high. A total of 23 people have been struck and killed on Minnesota roads this year, compared to …

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    10 Sep 12