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  • Fire

    The State Fire Marshall’s Office is investigating a residential fire in the City of Blue Earth over the weekend that claimed 2 lives. The fire at the home on East First Street in Blue Earth …

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    07 May 12
  • More Local Troops Home Tuesday

    More than 270 National Guard soldiers returned home from Kuwait on Sunday, the final wave of Red Bulls to return to Minnesota. Lieutenant Colonel Kevin Olson says Minnesotans should be very proud of the work …

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    07 May 12
  • NicolletCounty

    The Nicollet County Board finalized a re-districting plan for the county this week, and commissioners drew straws to see who will run for 2-year terms this year and who will serve 4-year terms. Redistricting is …

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    07 May 12
  • More NU Soldiers Returning

    Another group of Minnesota National Guard soldiers from the New Ulm area will be returning home on Sunday. The Red Bulls from the 1st Battalion, 125th Field Artillery will arrive in New Ulm at approximately …

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    04 May 12
  • Corsages

    Numerous high schools around the local area are holding formal dances this weekend as the Prom season begins to wind down. School districts with a Prom taking place on Saturday include: Buffalo Lake-Hector-Stewart, Central, New …

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    04 May 12
  • Capitol Restoration Amendment

    Minnesota lawmakers are taking a day off as they prepare for a flurry of activity at the start of next week. The Legislature won’t meet today (FRI), but they’ll be back in St. Paul on …

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    04 May 12
  • Hunting

    It will soon cost more to get hunting and fishing licenses in Minnesota. Governor Dayton signed a bill Thursday to boost a range of fees, with the money going to bolster wildlife resource management. Adult …

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    04 May 12
  • Teacher

    Governor Dayton has vetoed a bill that would have changed Minnesota’s seniority-based teacher tenure system by allowing school districts to also consider teacher performance when making layoffs. Dayton calls the bill another example of “prejudice …

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    04 May 12