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  • Spring Storm

    The Federal Emergency Management Agency has estimated that southwest Minnesota was hit with more than $26-million in damages during the early April ice storm. Governor Dayton asked the president to declare a major disaster for …

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    30 Apr 13
  • SpringPlanting

    Despite the arrival of warm weather, Minnesota farmers are still waiting for the chance to get into their fields. In its weekly crop report for the state, the USDA says that Minnesota farmers have managed …

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    30 Apr 13
  • Dollars

    The Minnesota Senate on Monday rejected the sales tax changes its DFL leadership had proposed, before changing its mind and passing the bill a couple of hours later. Senators defeated the tax bill on a …

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    30 Apr 13
  • MNLegislature

    Minnesota is moving toward its first minimum wage hike since 2005. The House Ways and Means Committee on Monday passed a bill to bump the state’s floor wage in three steps until it hits $9.50 …

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    30 Apr 13
  • VikingsStadium

    The public will have its first look at the new $975-million Vikings stadium next month. Architects plan to unveil the preliminary design for the 65,000-seat, multipurpose stadium May 13th at the Guthrie Theater in Minneapolis. …

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    30 Apr 13
  • JeffreyOlson1

    The superintendent of St. Peter Public Schools was honored by Minnesota State University in Mankato over the weekend. St. Peter Superintendent Jeff Olson was presented the MSU Distinguished Alumni Achievement Award for his work with …

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    30 Apr 13
  • NordicStormRobotics

    The St. Peter High School “Nordic Storm” robotics team was presented a prestigious award at a national competition over the weekend. The 25-student team constructed its own 120-pound robot for the competition, which this year …

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    30 Apr 13
  • MotorcycleCrash

    A Mountain Lake man was seriously injured in a motorcycle accident on Highway 4 in Brown County Saturday night. 52-year-old Michael Peters was driving a 2007 Yamaha southbound on Highway 4 near the Watonwan County …

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    29 Apr 13