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  • IceOut

    In a true sign of spring, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has declared official ice-out dates for six lakes in the state. All six lakes are shallow bodies of water in southern Minnesota. They …

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    14 Apr 14
  • LunarEclipse

    A total lunar eclipse will be visible in Minnesota early Tuesday morning. It happens when the moon passes through the Earth’s shadow and virtually disappears for 78 minutes, and will begin at 2:06am. If it’s …

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    14 Apr 14
  • PurpleUp

    Military families of the deployed as well as Family Readiness Groups, Yellow Ribbon Networks, and all of Minnesota’s military family supporters are invited to Circle Up for “Purple Up!” Month of the Military Child at …

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    14 Apr 14
  • Bloodmobile

    There will be several blood drives around the local area this week as the American Red Cross urges eligible donors to “Spring Into Action” for patients in need. The Bloodmobile will be at the Redwood …

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    14 Apr 14
  • D3 (LP Vet2)

    The Minnesota House on Thursday unanimously approved a bill sponsored by local-area legislators that creates a motorcycle license plate for veterans wounded in combat. The bill was sponsored by Representative Kathy Brynaert of Mankato, as …

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    14 Apr 14
  • TownHallMeeting

    Local area legislators are holding Town Hall meetings this weekend as the Legislature takes its Spring Break. State Representative Glenn Gruenhagen of Glencoe has a Town Hall meeting taking place beginning at 10:30am Saturday at …

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    11 Apr 14
  • Crash2

    A Fairmont man was injured Thursday afternoon when he lost control of his livestock trailer in Watonwan County and it rolled into the median. It happened just before 2pm on Highway 30 at Watonwan County …

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    11 Apr 14
  • DarnellWhitefeather

    The attorney representing the Minnesota Security Hospital inmate accused of killing another inmate is asking a judge to have the man evaluated again to see if he’s competent for trial. An earlier evaluation of 32-year-old …

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    11 Apr 14