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  • SmartPhone

    Many people with newer smartphones will soon be automatically texted when officials issue public safety alerts. Included are presidential alerts, amber alerts, and alerts of imminent threats — including severe weather. State Homeland Security and …

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    19 Jun 12
  • Train

    A middle-aged man is dead after he was hit by a train in southern Minnesota Monday night. Faribault Police report that the unidentified man was crossing the tracks in his wheelchair when the Union Pacific …

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    19 Jun 12
  • Thunderstorm

    The latest round of severe weather made its way out of Minnesota this (TUE) morning. The National Weather Service says wind speeds were clocked at up to 80-miles-an-hour overnight in Scott County, while gusts in …

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    19 Jun 12
  • JLS StormDamage002

    Residents continue cleaning up after storms hammered parts of west-central and south-central Minnesota Sunday night. Brian Fenske from Renville county’s Boon Lake Township says he lost half-a-dozen trees on his lawn and the storm pretty …

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    19 Jun 12
  • JamesBinger

    A Level 3 Sex Offender in custody in the Brown County Jail has requested a change of venue for his upcoming trial on charges of criminal sexual conduct, invasion of privacy, and violation of parole. …

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    19 Jun 12
  • FatalCrash

    An instructor at South Central College in North Mankato was killed Sunday when a vehicle he was working on fell. The accident happened at around 3pm Sunday in the parking lot of the NAPA Auto …

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    19 Jun 12
  • Crash

    Two people were injured in a head-on crash east of Storden Monday morning. It happened at just before 11am on Highway 30. A westbound Chevy driven by 67-year-old Jerome Plagge of Courtland collided head-on with …

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    19 Jun 12
  • Thunderstorm

    Some severe weather rumbled through parts of southern Minnesota Sunday night, leaving more standing water in some areas. The National Weather Service reported flash flooding in Dakota, Le Sueur, Rice and Scott counties following very …

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    18 Jun 12