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  • FishHouses

    The Department of Natural Resources is reminding anglers that the deadline to remove fish houses off of lakes in the southern two-thirds of the state is tonight (MON). Southern Minnesota DNR Information Officer Scott Roemhildt …

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    03 Mar 14
  • GOP

    Brown County Republicans formally endorsed District 16B Representative Paul Torkelson of Hanska during their county convention on Saturday in Sleepy Eye. Torkelson was elected to a third term in the Minnesota House in November of …

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    03 Mar 14
  • FoodShelf

    The state’s largest food drive is under way, the Minnesota FoodShare March Campaign.  In the last five years alone, hunger has doubled in Minnesota, and food shelves around the state and the local area are …

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    03 Mar 14
  • Bloodmobile2

    March is Red Cross Month, and the American Red Cross is recognizing our nation’s Everyday Heroes who reach out to help their neighbors, including those who donate blood. Eligible donors who would like to Give …

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    03 Mar 14
  • Fire

    Authorities have released the name of the woman killed in an apartment fire in New Ulm Thursday night. The fire at the 2-story Ackerson Apartments at Center and Front Streets in New Ulm was reported …

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    01 Mar 14
  • Firefighters

    Three hog barns near Lafayette were destroyed in a fire early Friday morning, and nearly a thousand hogs were killed. Fire crews were called out to the Steve and Mary Langhorst farm southeast of Lafayette …

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    01 Mar 14
  • DarnellWhitefeather

    A Bemidji man who’s already charged with beating a fellow patient at the Minnesota Security Hospital to death has now also been accused of assaulting another man. Thirty-two-year-old Darnell Dee Whitefeather is already charged with …

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    01 Mar 14
  • Crash

    A Montgomery woman was injured in a rollover accident east of Gaylord Friday morning. 40-year-old Joanne Blumhoefer was driving a Mazda van westbound on Highway 19 when she lost control on a patch of ice …

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    01 Mar 14