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  • Moriah Zwart

    Authorities believe a body recovered in the Minnesota River could be a missing Le Sueur woman. The body was found Wednesday afternoon a couple miles north of where Morah Zwart was last seen. The 20-year-old …

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    07 May 15
  • Arson

    St. James Police have arrested one person in connection to five separate arson fires in St. James Saturday. Eighteen-year-old Alex Luna was arrested Tuesday for tampering with a motor vehicle, fleeing a peace officer and …

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    07 May 15
  • farm-accident

    A Cosmos man has died from injuries he sustained in a farm accident Monday evening south of Cosmos. Meeker County authorities say 49-year-old Scott Knacke became trapped in piece of machinery. He was airlifted to …

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    07 May 15
  • New Ulm Public Schools

    New Ulm Public Schools awarded contracts Wednesday for the first round of construction on the new high school. Nine contracts totaling over $11 million dollars were awarded to companies for concrete, metal fabrications, elevators and …

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    07 May 15
  • Paul Torkelson

    Governor Mark Dayton continues pushing for buffer zones around Minnesota’s lakes and rivers to reduce runoff, despite reluctance from some farm groups. Republican Representative Paul Torkelson of Hanska says while something needs to be done, …

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    07 May 15
  • GASOLINE

    Average retail gasoline prices in Minnesota continue to be on the rise. Prices have risen 9.6 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.46 per gallon according to GasBuddy.com. This compares to the national …

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    06 May 15
  • corn seedling

    Near perfect weather and ideal soil conditions allowed many producers to finish their corn planting and move directly to planting soybeans. As of Monday it was estimated that 90 to 95 percent of the 2015 …

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    06 May 15
  • jennieologo

    The Faribault Jennie-O Turkey store announced it will lay off 233 employees at its processing plant because the avian flu has cut the turkey supply. In a statement the processor said the plant will switch …

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    06 May 15