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  • RecreationalTrail

    An open house meeting today (TUE) in Sleepy Eye will discuss the possibility of constructing a county-wide recreational trail in Brown County. Organizers are trying to get representatives from all county outdoors groups and affected …

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    23 Apr 13
  • WinterDriving

    Springtime is not quite ready to arrive in full force in Southern Minnesota just yet, with a Winter Storm Warning going into effect for the local area at 11 o’clock this (MON) morning. Meteorologist Steve …

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    22 Apr 13
  • Bloodmobile

    The American Red Cross is holding blood drives around the area this week. The Bloodmobile travels to the Family Video in Waseca today (MON) to collect blood from 2 to 7pm. On Tuesday there’s a …

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    22 Apr 13
  • NUDioceseGroundbreaking

    The Diocese of New Ulm broke ground on a new $7.5-million Pastoral Center on Friday. The new facility has been eight years in the planning, and replaces the original Diocesan Center constructed in 1960. It’s …

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    20 Apr 13
  • MIC

    The 56th-annual Minnesota Inventors Congress continues today (SAT) in Redwood Falls. The event gives amateur inventors the opportunity to test market their products at the Invention and Idea Show. The Expo Hall at the Redwood …

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    20 Apr 13
  • Prom1

    The High School Prom season is underway across the local area. Red Rock Central kicked off the prom season the first weekend of April, and Springfield High School held its prom last weekend. This weekend …

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    20 Apr 13
  • Fire

    Investigators have determined that a fire that destroyed a home in Clements last week started in the chimney of the house. Firefighters from Clements and Wanda battled the blaze for several hours last Wednesday, but …

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    19 Apr 13
  • Drought

    New data is showing the first major improvement in Minnesota’s drought situation since last fall. An updated map from the US Drought Monitor released Thursday rates two-thirds of Minnesota as still being in drought. But …

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    19 Apr 13