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  • ATV

    The Renville County Board on Tuesday agreed to continue to move forward with plans for an ATV park in the Minnesota River Valley. The board voted to allow county staff to apply for federal and …

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    29 Dec 11
  • SmokingBan

    Renville County will ban the use of all tobacco products on county grounds as of January 1st, a move aimed at promoting the health of Renville County employees. The ban will cover the grounds of …

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    29 Dec 11
  • Fire

    Several streets in North Mankato were closed Tuesday evening after a fire broke out in the bathroom of a convenience store. The fire at the SuperAmerica at Webster Avenue and Highway 169 started at around …

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    29 Dec 11
  • A screen grab shows the access to Netflix online as displayed on a television screen in Encinitas

    (Reuters) – Netflix Inc and Gap Inc were among the worst performers in customer satisfaction among the largest online retailers this holiday season, according to a survey released on Wednesday. Overstock.com Inc came last out …

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    28 Dec 11
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    Italy’s short-term debt costs halved at auction Wednesday as a new package of budget austerity and an injection of cheap long-term money from the European Central Bank won Rome some respite in thin year-end markets.

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    28 Dec 11
  • A limousine carrying a portrait of late North Korean leader Kim Jong-il leads his funeral procession in Pyongyang

    The world watched anxiously on Wednesday as North Korea staged a huge funeral in the capital, Pyongyang, for former leader Kim Jong-il, searching for signs of what to expect from the isolated nation that may be close to attaining nuclear weapons capacity.

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    28 Dec 11
  • Fire-Forest

    The snow drought across much of Minnesota has raised the fire danger and led to a requirement for burning permits. Firefighters have already squelched one big wildfire in northwestern Minnesota. The DNR’s Jean Goad says …

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    28 Dec 11
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    Brown County Judge John Rodenberg was one of two judges named to the Minnesota Court of Appeals by Governor Mark Dayton on Tuesday. Rodenberg, who lives in New Ulm, will fill one of the two …

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    28 Dec 11