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  • Highway14

    Work on Highway 14 in North Mankato gets underway next week as Mn/DOT crews prepare for the construction of a new interchange and two miles of highway expansion. Work begins on Tuesday, May 1st. The …

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    25 Apr 12
  • Soil1

    The Minnesota House has “dug” through the options and voted to name Lester the official state soil. The House approved the choice as part of an agriculture policy bill on a vote of 111-20 Tuesday. …

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    25 Apr 12
  • RS Fiber Project Moves Forward

    The Sibley County Board this (TUE) morning unanimously voted to move forward with the Renville-Sibley Fiber Project. The proposal to bring fiber optic phone, internet and television to the rural and urban areas of Sibley …

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    24 Apr 12
  • Vikings

    A Vikings stadium bill is headed for a vote on the floor of the Minnesota House. Backers revived it in a key committee Monday night by amending it onto a charitable gaming bill, one week …

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    24 Apr 12
  • Hunting

    The Minnesota Senate has voted to raise fees for hunting and fishing licenses. The Senate has approved a game and fish bill 36-30 that includes the fee hikes. The bill now goes back to the …

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    24 Apr 12
  • Crops

    Above-average precipitation has improved soil moisture supplies across Minnesota’s farm country. The USDA says that topsoil moisture last week was rated 69% adequate, compared with 49% adequate a week earlier. Spring wheat planting is 84% …

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    24 Apr 12
  • FFA_Logo

    Two KNUJ area FFA supporters were recognized Monday night at the Minnesota State FFA Convention in St. Paul. Ruth Klossner of Lafayette and Jim Bartels of New Ulm received Honorary State FFA Degrees during the …

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    24 Apr 12
  • DennisHogate

    A 46-year-old Mankato man accused of sexually molesting a 16-year-old autistic boy was sentenced on Monday. Dennis Lee Hogate had faced 3 felony charges of criminal sexual conduct with a mentally impaired person for the …

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    24 Apr 12