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  • PolarPlunge2014

    The 2015 Polar Plunge was Saturday at Hallett’s Pond in St. Peter.  Officials say just over 600 people participated raising over $10 0,000 for special olympics Minnesota. 

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    08 Feb 15
  • IcyFishing

    The 28th annual New Ulm Area Sport Fishermen’s Ice Fishing contest is today (Sunday) on Clear Lake New Ulm.  Contest goes from 11 – 3 with registration at 10:30 am.  entry fee is $5.  People …

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    08 Feb 15
  • TaxEvasion

    The State Revenue Department is now accepting tax returns submitted using TurboTax.  That’s after announcing Friday it would not accept returns from Intuit due to potentially fraudulent activity.  As of 3 pm Saturday, returns were …

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    08 Feb 15
  • Crash2

    Two people are dead after a crash in Yellow Medicine County Friday morning.  The victims have been identified as 74-year-old Lowell Asplund and 74-year-old Sharon Asplund, both of Butterfield.  The State patrol says their vehicle …

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    08 Feb 15
  • CrimeScene

    Crews have recovered the body of a woman from Lake Benton in Southwestern Minnesota and the search for a missing man who was with her will continue today (Sunday).  The Lincoln County Sheriff’s office says …

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    08 Feb 15
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    07 Feb 15
  • Fire

    Several area fire departments have been awarded grants from the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources Volunteer Fire Assistance Grant program.  The Hanska Fire Department received $5000 grant, Springfield a $2000 grant.   Also receiving grants were …

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    06 Feb 15
  • Flu2

    The flu season continues winding down in Minnesota.  There were six hospitalizations last week and a 50-percent drop in the number of patients with influenza visiting clinics.  State Health officials reported six flu outbreaks in …

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    06 Feb 15