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  • ParkersFarm

    A Coon Rapids food company is voluntarily recalling products because of a possible listeria contamination. Parkers Farm is asking consumers to return items to their local retailer or discard them. The affected foods include salsa, …

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    24 Mar 14
  • ChildCarSeat

    A statewide seatbelt enforcement effort is underway, and as part of the “Click It Or Ticket” campaign, officials are reminding parents to double-check their kids car seats for proper installation. The Department of Public Safety’s …

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    24 Mar 14
  • DakotaExecution

    A Mankato City Council member is seeking a presidential pardon for the 38 Dakota men hanged in a mass execution at the end of the US-Dakota War of 1862. Jack Consadine submitted a petition to …

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    24 Mar 14
  • KathyBrynaert

    State Representative Kathy Brynaert of Mankato has announced she will not seek a fifth term in the Minnesota House. She says she is retiring in order to spend more time with her family, including her …

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    24 Mar 14
  • FarmKid

    Governor Dayton has proclaimed this week to be “Minnesota Agriculture Week” in an effort to raise awareness of the significant contributions agriculture makes to the quality of life of all Minnesotans. Our state ranks fifth …

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    24 Mar 14
  • Bloodmobile2

    The American Red Cross has several blood drives scheduled around our local area for this final week of Red Cross Month. The Bloodmobile will be at the Minnesota Valley Health Center in Le Sueur from …

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    24 Mar 14
  • ScoutingForFood

    The annual Scouting for Food drive was held Saturday in New Ulm, and Boy Scouts picked up a total of 3,634 pounds of food for the local food shelf.  This is close to collections the …

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    24 Mar 14
  • MissSleepyEye2014

    The 2014 Miss Sleepy Eye coronation took place on Saturday, with 3 young ladies being crowned Sleepy Eye royalty. Miss Sleepy Eye 2014 is Bethany Berkner. Her attendants include Hayley Neid and Miranda McMullen. The …

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    24 Mar 14