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  • farm-accident

    A rural Bird Island man died Saturday evening in a farm accident. The Renville County Sheriff’s Office says a preliminary investigation revealed a 53-year-old Jonathan Dean Roker was attempting to put a dual tire on …

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    23 Mar 15
  • HeadOnCollision

    One person is dead and another under arrest after a head-on crash in Redwood County Saturday morning. The accident happened on Crown Avenue, one-half mile north of County Road 30 in Underwood Township. The Redwood …

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    23 Mar 15
  • 911

    Police encourage people to call 9-1-1 when they suspect a crime, but they certainly don’t expect to receive a call from a person while they are committing a crime. Early Thursday morning the Blue Earth …

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    20 Mar 15
  • dairycow

    After several profitable years dairy farmers are beginning to feel a crunch as prices have dropped more than one-third since last fall. Profits have been slashed because milk prices have fallen and some farmers are …

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    20 Mar 15
  • Pastoral Dedication

    Bishop John M. LeVoir of the Diocese of New Ulm presented the 2015 Diocesan Distinguished Service Award to six Catholics of the diocese prior to the Bishop Lucker Lecture held Monday at the Church of …

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    20 Mar 15
  • Drought

    The update Thursday from the U.S. Drought Monitor shows that 88 percent of Minnesota is in a moderate drought. The only parts of Minnesota that are not in drought are the southwest, southeast and northeast …

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    20 Mar 15
  • PaulTorkelson

    One week after agreeing to carry Governor Dayton’s buffer legislation in hopes of making the bill acceptable to both environmental and ag interests, State Representative Paul Torkelson said he was troubled by the governor’s accusations …

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    20 Mar 15
  • Pheasant

    Twenty-five years after its inception, Pheasants Forever has become a grassroots, nationwide upland conservation movement. The organization has grown to 110,000 members with only 600 chapters across the U.S. and Canada. The Brown County Chapter …

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    19 Mar 15