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  • SmokingBan

    Today (WED) is national Kick Butts Day. The program is aimed at getting young smokers to kick the habit, or avoid starting. Sponsored by the United Health Foundation, organizers of the anti-tobacco day says there …

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    21 Mar 12
  • TrumanPolice

    The Truman City Council on Monday agreed to reinstate a police officer that had been put on administrative leave for more than a year, and several councilors apologized for their part in the incident. Mike …

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    21 Mar 12
  • LiquidMorphine

    A Sleepy Eye man has been sentenced to 30 years of probation for selling liquid morphine. 24-year-old Jacob L. Neid was originally ordered to serve 86 months in prison after being convicted of a 1st-degree …

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    21 Mar 12
  • NU City Council Vacancy

    The New Ulm City Council is holding a public hearing this (TUE) evening concerning more than $1.6-million worth of upcoming road work in the city. A total of $461,000 of the Municipal State Aid Street …

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    20 Mar 12
  • Bullying

    A panel is starting to work on creating a state where school kids are free from bullying, harassment and intimidation. Governor Dayton’s Task Force on the Prevention of School Bullying met for the first time …

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    20 Mar 12
  • Dayton1

    Governor Dayton will be in Mankato today (TUE) to participate in assemblies with 6th-graders at Garfield and Franklin Elementary Schools. At each school the Governor will give brief remarks and then take questions from students. …

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    20 Mar 12
  • SpringfieldSchool

    A Springfield High School science teacher has been presented an award honoring teaching excellence. Amanda Meyer is the recipient of the 2012 Medtronic Foundation Science Teaching Award from the Minnesota Science Teachers Association. The award …

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    20 Mar 12
  • Temperature2

    It’s been many years since we last had an early-season warm spell like this one in Minnesota. Climatologist Pete Boulay says it last happened 31 years ago. He says that back in February of 1981 …

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    20 Mar 12