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  • DanielRenville2

    A Redwood Falls man has been convicted of 1st-degree criminal sexual conduct following a 2-day jury trial. 29-year-old Daniel Leith Renville was found guilty of sexually assaulting a woman in Redwood Falls in August of …

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    29 Mar 13
  • MethLab

    A building in Cottonwood County will require a special clean-up this Spring following the discovery of a meth lab. The county will hire a firm that specializes in methamphetamine contamination clean-up for the former Studio …

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    29 Mar 13
  • HospitalPatient

    The number of flu-related deaths continues to rise in Minnesota. The state Department of Health says 4 additional influenza deaths were confirmed last week, bringing the number of people who have died from the flu …

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    29 Mar 13
  • SpringPlanting

    The USDA reports that farmers intend to plant 97.3-million acres of corn this year, the most since the year 1936. The spring planting survey released Thursday says the 2013 corn planting forecast is up slightly …

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    29 Mar 13
  • TornadoDamage1998

    Today (FRI) is the 15-year anniversary of the devastating tornadoes that caused severe damage across the local area, most notably in Comfrey and St. Peter. A strong area of low pressure combined with a warm …

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    29 Mar 13
  • Water

    Minnesota officials are proposing to essentially double the wholesale price of water for the state’s largest users as it seeks to get grip on growing demand for groundwater. The plan by Governor Dayton and the …

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    29 Mar 13
  • PrincessCrown

    A new Renville County Dairy Princess was crowned recently in Bird Island. Laura Albrecht, the daughter of Kirby and Ann Albrecht of Fairfax was crowned during the Renville County Al Ag Banquet at the Island …

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    29 Mar 13
  • LeannMeyer

    The reward for information on a missing Colorado woman originally from St. Peter has now been doubled to $20,000. Officials say 52-year-old Leann “Annie” Meyer vanished last month. She has lived in the Denver suburb …

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    28 Mar 13