Minnesota
  • Crops

    Minnesota farmers continue to make rapid progress on corn and soybean harvests, thanks to the dry weather. The USDA says that Minnesota’s corn crop was 53% harvested as of Sunday. That’s way ahead of last …

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    02 Oct 12
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    Two new websites were launched in recent days to cater to the needs of residents of Blue Earth County. A newly-redesigned site for Blue Earth County is now up and running at www.blueearthcountymn.gov, and the Blue …

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    02 Oct 12
  • RedFlag

    The month of October is starting off with a Red Flag Warning across western Minnesota. The National Weather Service says wind gusts over dry grass will elevate the fire danger along a line westward of …

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    01 Oct 12
  • Drought

    The Month of September was extremely dry for much of Minnesota, with records set in many communities. And overall, Minnesota was the driest of 9 Midwestern states – because areas south and east got rain …

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    01 Oct 12
  • Flu

    October marks the first full month of Fall — and also the official start of Minnesota’s flu season.  The state Health Department is gearing up for the fight, pushing for Minnesotans to get a flu …

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    01 Oct 12
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    The husband of a former Redwood Falls resident who was found guilty of murdering the woman in a jury trial this summer has been sentenced to a total of 112 years in prison for the …

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    01 Oct 12
  • Shoplifting

    A man and woman accused of going on a shoplifting spree across several states have been arrested in Mankato. 38-year-old Noe Baldiva-Corral and 26-year-old Samantha Velez-Diaz were arrested after attempting to steal almost $5,000 worth …

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    01 Oct 12
  • Arson

    A probable cause hearing was held last Wednesday for a 19-year-old Fairmont man facing arson charges for allegedly starting a fire at a Fairmont school in April. Timothy Brickner is accused of setting some curtains …

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    01 Oct 12