Minnesota
  • Crops

    Rain and thunderstorms slowed fieldwork in some parts of Minnesota over the past week, but the USDA says that only 11% of the state is now short or very short on topsoil moisture. But 18% …

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    09 May 12
  • Vikings Stadium Update

    The Minnesota House has approved a plan to build a $975-million stadium for the Vikings, but with a big boost in what the team would pay. The Bill’s Chief Author, Representative Morrie Lanning says the …

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    08 May 12
  • Dollars

    The Minnesota House voted 99-32 on Monday in favor of this year’s Bonding Bill. The House bill is significantly smaller than the Governor’s $770-million proposal, which local Representative Paul Torkelson called “extravagant.” The Bonding Bill …

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    08 May 12
  • Flooding (1)

    A deluge of rain in southwestern Minnesota in recent days has rivers around the area on the rise. Some areas have received upwards of a half-foot of rain since the start of the month, leading …

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    08 May 12
  • Silo1

    One-hundred forty-four Minnesota farms are being honored as the state’s latest crop of Century Farms. Each family farm gets a special plaque to display on their farmsite. More than 9,100 farms in Minnesota have earned …

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    08 May 12
  • Court

    The three finalists for the open Brown County District Court judgeship have been named. The opening on the bench in New Ulm was created when Judge John Rodenberg was appointed to the Minnesota Court of …

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    08 May 12
  • Tornado

    The National Weather Service has confirmed that it was a tornado that hit the ground in Faribault County on Friday. The EF-0 rated twister was on the ground for about four miles near the town …

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    08 May 12
  • ElmerScheid

    One of the most popular concertina players to come out of the City of New Ulm passed away on Friday. Elmer Scheid died in St. Paul at the age of 90. Scheid began playing the …

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    08 May 12