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  • Temperature

    The New Year is barely underway and here comes the warm air again. Temperatures over southern and central Minnesota are expected to reach into the upper 30′s to mid-40′s today (TUE), with the return of …

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    03 Jan 12
  • Roadwork

    Motorists travelling on Highway 169 north of St. Peter will encounter a daytime lane closure beginning today (TUE) as crews work to battle highway erosion along the banks of the Minnesota River. The project involves …

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    03 Jan 12
  • MLC

    The Martin Luther College Governing Board has approved the construction of a 50-unit senior housing facility near the college’s campus. The proposed 3-story senior housing complex would include 1 and 2-bedroom units as well as …

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    03 Jan 12
  • MNStatePatrolSquad

    A Minnesota State Trooper was injured in a 3-vehicle crash Sunday afternoon in Redwood Falls. It happened at just after 4pm on Highway 67. 39-year-old Trooper Matthew Smith of Redwood Falls was driving his marked …

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    03 Jan 12
  • JoshuaArmendariz1

    A mistrial has been declared in the local burglary trial of a Mankato man. District Judge John Rodenberg declared the mistrial after a jury deadlocked 11-1 in favor of finding 30-year-old Joshua Raymond Armendariz not …

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    02 Jan 12
  • Fatal

    Two people are dead after a rollover accident on Interstate 90 in Faribault County Sunday afternoon. A Ford Super Duty pickup truck driven by 45-year-old Randy Fjeld of Circle Pines and pulling a loaded snowmobile …

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    02 Jan 12
  • Bloodmobile

    January is National Blood Donor Month, and the American Red Cross is holding a couple of blood drives in the local area this week to kick of the month. The Bloodmobile will be collecting donations …

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    02 Jan 12
  • PatShortridge

    Minnesota Republicans have elected political consultant Pat Shortridge as their new state party chair. Shortridge defeated Todd McIntyre and Terry McCall at a meeting of the party’s State Central Committee in St. Cloud on Saturday. …

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    02 Jan 12