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  • Dayton1

    Governor Dayton will be in Mankato today (TUE) to participate in assemblies with 6th-graders at Garfield and Franklin Elementary Schools. At each school the Governor will give brief remarks and then take questions from students. …

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    20 Mar 12
  • SpringfieldSchool

    A Springfield High School science teacher has been presented an award honoring teaching excellence. Amanda Meyer is the recipient of the 2012 Medtronic Foundation Science Teaching Award from the Minnesota Science Teachers Association. The award …

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    20 Mar 12
  • Thunderstorm

    The storm that blew through the area Monday evening was packing high winds and heavy rain, and ripped the roofs off homes in the City of Elysian. Le Sueur County Emergency Management Director Ann Traxler …

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    20 Mar 12
  • RenvilleSibleyFiber

    The Arlington City Council on Monday voted to opt out of a project that aims to bring fiber optic internet access to Renville and Sibley Counties. The Renville-Sibley Fiber project is expected to cost upwards …

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    20 Mar 12
  • MarkJungclaus1

    A Glencoe man critically injured in a snowmobile accident earlier this month was able to return home this past weekend. Mark Jungclaus hit an ice heave on Gull Lake the evening of Sunday, March 4th, …

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    19 Mar 12
  • Temperature2

    Only a very small portion of Minnesota still has snow on the ground.  A good deal of the Arrowhead, especially Lake and Cook counties, has a white covering but even that’s fading fast after a …

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    19 Mar 12
  • Flooding (1)

    It’s a welcome sight along Minnesota rivers this spring. Water levels are well within the riverbanks – unlike recent years when major flooding did extensive damage to property and government budgets. Climatologist Mark Seeley says …

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    19 Mar 12
  • DakotaWar

    The Minnesota Historical Society is marking the 150th anniversary of the US-Dakota War with a new exhibit and other programs. The exhibit opens June 30th at the Minnesota History Center in St. Paul. Visitors can …

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    17 Mar 12