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  • ISD88SchoolBoard

    Another candidate for one of the 4 open seats on the New Ulm District 88 School Board this Fall has come forward. Sharon Gieseke of rural New Ulm filed for a seat on the board …

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    08 Aug 12
  • Farmfest

    Farmfest got underway on Tuesday at the Gilfillan Estate west of Morgan, and continues through Thursday. Southern Minnesota congressional candidates faced off in a forum on Tuesday morning, and Governor Dayton and Senator Al Franken …

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    08 Aug 12
  • DeadBird

    Wildlife officials say a virus has killed hundreds of birds on Pigeon Lake in west-central Minnesota and Minnesota Lake in southern Minnesota. The DNR suspects Newcastle disease, with final test results expected later this month. …

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    08 Aug 12
  • 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