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    The KNUJ Hometown Hero for the month of July is Richard Hellendrung of rural Fairfax. Richard is being honored for his 50 years and more than one million miles of violation-free school bus driving. Hellendrung …

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    09 Jul 14
  • Festival

    A busy summer of festivals and events around the local area continues this weekend with several celebrations taking place. The City of Madelia is holding it’s annual Park Days festivities this weekend. There’s also the …

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    11 Jul 13
  • Boy Saved

      On Sunday, a quick-thinking New Zealand police officer instructed beachgoers to form a human chain, which saved a 12-year-old boy from drowning. Josh McQuoid was playing with friends in shallow waters at Marine Parade …

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    13 Mar 13
  • Lion

    Citizens and visitors in Kariba, a resort town in Northern Zimbabwe, are being asked to take extra precautions about where they walk, as rogue lions have already killed two people near the suburb. Zimbabwe’s National …

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    07 Mar 13
  • Hindenburg

    At a size of 800 feet, the Hindenburg was supposed to set a new standard in the airship era. Unfortunately, its fiery crash on May 6, 1937 caused the exact opposite — the virtual end …

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    05 Mar 13
  • Yosemite

    After committing herself to the role of a Junior Ranger, imagine young Evie’s horror when realized she accidently took two sticks out of Yosemite National Park. She’d broken the cardinal rule of all national parks: …

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    01 Mar 13
  • Homeless Man

    At some point nearly everyone comes across something valuable that doesn’t belong to him and is faced with the age old dilemma of whether to give it back or follow the ‘finders keepers’ philosophy. Billy …

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    23 Feb 13
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    Has it really been 16 years since we last saw the commercial with the famous line, “Pardon me, would you have any Grey Poupon?” Apparently, so. But if you’re feeling a bit goofy for being …

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    20 Feb 13