Minnesota
  • RuralMinnesota

    A new survey by the St. Peter-based Center for Rural Policy and Development has found that businesses and community leaders generally believe that rural Minnesota has lost influence in decisions made in government and the …

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    07 Jan 13
  • Flu2

    An early start to the flu season in Minnesota has officials concerned. So far this season, more than 600 people have been hospitalized for influenza, compared to 552 for all of last year’s flu season. …

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    05 Jan 13
  • Drought

    The ongoing drought continues to affect the nation’s agricultural economy, especially livestock producers. Farm Management Analyst Kent Thiesse of Lake Crystal says that livestock producers were faced with sky-high prices last year and many farmers …

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    05 Jan 13
  • CompartsLogo

    A Nicollet County hog breeder is suing the United State Department of Agriculture over allegations that improper testing has kept the business from selling hogs to China. Representatives of Compart’s Boar Store of rural Nicollet …

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    05 Jan 13
  • AllenQuist

    Former state lawmaker and longtime Republican activist Allen Quist wants to return to the Minnesota Legislature. Quist announced Friday that he will run for the District 19A House seat being vacated by St. Peter Democrat …

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    05 Jan 13
  • Fire

    A home in Lamberton was destroyed by a fire this week. The residence on South Grove Street was fully engulfed in flames when Lamberton firefighters arrived at about 9:45am Monday, and crews were on the …

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    04 Jan 13
  • CarHitsGuardCable

    A Mankato man was injured early this (FRI) morning when he lost control of his vehicle on Highway 14. It happened at just before 3am in Mankato. 24-year-old Michael Mata was getting on Highway 14 …

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    04 Jan 13
  • ReinaGandarilla

    The woman accused of kidnapping her own children from a foster home in Pemberton in late November has pleaded Guilty to one of the felony counts against her. 21-year-old Reina Gandarilla took her 2-year-old son …

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    04 Jan 13