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  • FairfaxWaterTower

    Work is underway on the construction of a new water tower in the City of Fairfax. Earth-moving began this week on the $717,000 project. The new 150,000 gallon water tower will replace the city’s 110-year-old …

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    31 Mar 12
  • State Hospital Patient Dies

    An investigation has found that state officials failed to do a thorough background check on the head of the Minnesota Security Hospital in St. Peter. Department of Human Services officials reportedly failed to talk to …

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    31 Mar 12
  • XcelEnergy (1)

    Minnesota regulators have approved an electric rate increase that’s less than half of what Xcel Energy had originally sought. On a 4-0 vote, the state Utilities Commission on Thursday approved a 2.7% rate increase for …

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    30 Mar 12
  • DinoBastian1

    A Level 3 Sex Offender living in New Ulm was arrested this week for violating his probation. 40-year-old Dino John Bastian was taken into custody after allegedly following someone. He will now likely face his …

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    30 Mar 12
  • State Hospital Patient Dies

    State officials have confirmed that a patient has died at the Minnesota Security Hospital in St. Peter. The Minnesota Department of Human Services says the death happened Wednesday, but has declined to provide more information …

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    30 Mar 12
  • Flu

    The Minnesota Health Department says that flu cases are peaking across the state. The latest report shows that there were 2 deaths and 61 hospitalizations over the course of the last week, as well as …

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    30 Mar 12
  • BestBuy

    The relatively-new Best Buy store in Hutchinson is among 5 Best Buys in Minnesota that the company will be closing down. A total of 50 Best Buys are closing nationwide by sometime this fall, and …

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    30 Mar 12
  • ComfreySchool

    The Comfrey School District has announced it’s Teacher Of The Year for 2012. Beth Griffis has been with the Comfrey School District since the fall of 1994. She has served in a variety of positions …

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    30 Mar 12