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  • Fire

    The State Fire Marshal’s Office is investigating the fire at a Carver County dairy farm early Tuesday morning that killed around 70 calves and 13 cows. Belle Plaine Fire Chief Todd Otto says that they …

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    13 Feb 13
  • OliviaWestcourtApartments

    Investigators have determined that an Olivia man whose body was found in a burned apartment last week died of natural causes, and not from the fire. The fire at the Westcourt Apartments in Olivia took …

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    13 Feb 13
  • TimothyTruebenbach

    A 25-year-old Vernon Center man has been sentenced to 5 years of probation and time served in jail for threatening his father with a sword last year. Timothy Lawrence Truebenbach avoided a jury trial for …

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    13 Feb 13
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    A Gibbon area farmer who pleaded guilty last year to selling unpasteurized milk is facing new charges for selling raw milk and cheese. Michael O. Hartmann was ordered to serve 6 months of unsupervised probation …

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    13 Feb 13
  • ClarkJohnson

    The DFL will retain the Minnesota House District 19A seat vacated by Terry Morrow, with Democrat Clark Johnson winning Tuesday’s Special Election for the seat with nearly 54% of the vote. The 60-year-old MSU Professor …

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    13 Feb 13
  • Highway14Sign1

    The 4-lane expansion of Highway 14 will be a topic of discussion in the Minnesota Senate today (WED), with a pair of bills getting a Senate hearing. The first requires Mn/DOT to put the 4-lane …

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    13 Feb 13
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    KNUJ’s Hometown Hero for the Month of February is Wally Schmiesing of Hanska. Schmiesing has contributed to the local area in numerous ways, including serving on the Lake Hanska Preservation and Improvement Council, helping plan …

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    13 Feb 13
  • SpellingBeeNickThompson

    The 2013 Regional Spelling Bee champion is a 14-year-old from New Prague. A total of 41 local-area spelling bee champs from grades 5-8 took part in the competition at South Central College in North Mankato …

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    13 Feb 13