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  • Flu2

    Health officials say Minnesota topped 200 influenza-related deaths this flu season. In its final weekly report until next fall, the Minnesota Department of Health said Thursday there were 201 flu-related deaths over the course of …

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    24 May 13
  • DroughtMap5

    Minnesota’s drought conditions continue to improve. According to the latest numbers from the US Drought Monitor, drought is now affecting less than a quarter of Minnesota. Since last week, the percentage of Minnesota in drought …

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    24 May 13
  • GasPricesHigh

    US Senators Amy Klobuchar and Al Franken have introduced legislation to help prevent spikes in Minnesota gas prices. The recent significant increase is blamed on closures and maintenance of oil refineries in the Midwest. The …

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    24 May 13
  • Dollars

    Minnesotans who go online to shop will soon have to pay the same state sales tax they pay at brick & mortar retailers. The change takes effect July 1st, and is being cheered by retailers …

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    24 May 13
  • SleepyEyeSchool

    The Sleepy Eye School Board on Wednesday unanimously approved a resolution to hold a levy referendum election later this year. District 84 has seen 3 referendums defeated in the past 3 years, with last year’s …

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    24 May 13
  • NUHighSchool

    The New Ulm District 88 School Board on Thursday approved a $162,000 bid to remove and replace the lockers at New Um High School over the summer. The board also voted to increase school lunch …

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    24 May 13
  • Graduation

    High school graduations continue around the area this weekend, with a total of 8 local schools holding their commencement ceremonies. School districts with their graduations today (FRI) include: Butterfield, New Ulm, Nicollet and Wabasso. Schools …

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    24 May 13
  • PaulWickenhauser

    A 22-year-old Cokato man facing over a dozen felony charges for a car crash that killed 3 people last year was scheduled to be in court Wednesday for a pretrial hearing. Paul Anthony Wickenhauser has …

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    23 May 13