Local News
  • Crops

    Small grain planting is advancing at a strong pace in Minnesota, aided by last week’s warm, dry weather. The USDA in its weekly crop weather report for Minnesota released Monday said that spring wheat advanced …

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    10 Apr 12
  • Walz1

    Southern Minnesota Congressman Tim Walz is optimistic that the Veterans Skills to Jobs Act will be passed this year. The bill would help veterans use the skills they learned in the military to find employment …

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    10 Apr 12
  • CarCrash

    A Walnut Grove woman was injured in a car crash on Highway 68 east of Milroy Monday evening. 55-year-old Sandra Hancock was driving a Saturn Vue eastbound on 68 when a westbound Chevy Silverado went …

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    10 Apr 12
  • Vote

    The Special Election to fill the District 20 state Senate seat formerly held by the late Senator Gary Kubly is taking place today (TUE). The 3 candidates appearing on the ballot include Democratic State Representative …

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    10 Apr 12
  • EmployeeTheft

    A 65-year-old Jackson woman has been charged with embezzlement in federal court for allegedly stealing around $108,000 from a bank in Mankato. The US Department of Justice has accused Carolyn Faye Hampel of diverting money …

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    10 Apr 12
  • BellePlaine

    A Level 3 Sex Offender is moving to the City of Belle Plaine, and a Community Notification Meeting is being held later this week. 22-year-old Andrew Charles Haefner will begin residing in Belle Plaine next …

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    10 Apr 12
  • VoterID

    Governor Dayton says he’s ready to do whatever he can to urge voters to reject the proposed Voter ID constitutional amendment. Dayton issued a symbolic veto of the amendment Monday, though he has no legal …

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    10 Apr 12
  • Capitol Restoration Amendment

    When Minnesota lawmakers come back from their Easter/Passover Break next Monday, one item on their plate will be how much to spend on renovating Minnesota’s aging State Capitol building.  The House has proposed $220-million to …

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    09 Apr 12