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  • ATV

    The Blue Earth County Board on Tuesday unanimously voted to allow all-terrain vehicles on county roads. Five people testified at the public hearing on the issue, with 4 of them supporting the measure. The ordinance …

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    08 Aug 12
  • MinneopaBridge

    Visitors to Minneopa State Park will have reduced views of the park’s twin waterfalls while the 90-year-old bridge between them is being rebuilt. The work will begin in mid-August, and is expected to last into …

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    08 Aug 12
  • Deer

    Minnesota deer hunting licenses are now on sale for the coming season. The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources says hunters who want to hunt in a lottery area must apply by September 6th. Currently, 58 …

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    08 Aug 12
  • GasPumps1

    Minnesotans are suddenly spending a lot more at the gas pump. In less than a week, the cost of regular unleaded has shot up a quarter, to $3.80 a gallon on average around the state. …

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    08 Aug 12
  • GrainElevatorExplosion

    Three people suffered injuries in a dust explosion and fire at the CHS soybean processing plant in Fairmont Monday afternoon. It happened at around 2pm. A CHS employee was treated for minor burns following the …

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    07 Aug 12
  • CarChase

    A Gibbon man faces numerous charges after allegedly leading authorities on a motorcycle chase over the weekend. 22-year-old Evan James Forst is accused of trying to outrun state troopers on Saturday after being caught for …

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    07 Aug 12
  • Money

    A former bank employee in southwestern Minnesota pleaded guilty on Monday to stealing hundreds of thousands of dollars from the customers of Minnwest Bank in Marshall. 47-year-old Barbara Kaye Rechtzigel admitted that from 1998 through …

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    07 Aug 12
  • NNO2012

    Community picnics and other events are taking place in neighborhoods around the area, and the country this (TUE) evening as part of the 29th annual National Night Out. New Ulm Police Corporal Julie Duehring says …

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    07 Aug 12