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  • NicolletCounty

    The Nicollet County Board on Tuesday approved a property tax levy for 2013 that is a 3% increase over this year. The county’s $32.3-million budget for next year is a more-than 8% increase over 2012′s …

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    12 Dec 12
  • InternetCable

    A tax credit to encourage broadband providers to build in unserved areas is the key recommendation from a task force commissioned by Governor Dayton to find ways of improving internet service in Greater Minnesota. The …

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    12 Dec 12
  • corn harvest

    Minnesota’s agricultural exports hit a record $6.8-billion in 2011. That’s up 13% from the year before. Minnesota Department of Ag Chief Economist Su Ye says the top export commodities for Minnesota are soybeans, corn, pork …

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    12 Dec 12
  • Student Writing

    A sample of 2,500 Minnesota eighth graders tested among the best in the world in technical subjects, ranking sixth-highest in science and seventh-highest in math. State education officials say the scores place Minnesota at the …

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    12 Dec 12
  • rick use for web

    KNUJ’s Hometown Hero for the Month of December is Rick Maurer of Morgan. Rick was instrumental in raising the money and organizing the help to rebuild the Cedar Mountain Football field, and put in a …

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    12 Dec 12
  • Crash2

    A North Mankato man was killed in a head-on collision with a semi-truck on Highway 169 Monday afternoon. The crash occurred just north of Highway 14 at around 4pm. 63-year-old James Hughes was driving a …

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    11 Dec 12
  • Crash

    Highway 109 east of Wells was closed for around 2 hours Monday afternoon following a head-on collision that injured an Albert Lea man and left a Mankato man in critical condition. 23-year-old Jared Bowman of …

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    11 Dec 12
  • MattShetka1

    Students and staff at New Prague Area Schools are mourning the death of a popular teacher and coach. Fifty-four-year-old Matt Shetka died Sunday of an apparent heart attack while shoveling snow at his home. The …

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    11 Dec 12