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  • Hog barn fire by Hector

    A hog barn fire Wednesday afternoon in rural Hector resulted in the loss of the building and about 2,000 animals. The Renville County Sheriff’s Office received a call reporting the fire on County Road 16 …

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    30 Apr 15
  • Highway 14

    Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) representatives presented several options on Highway 14 improvements for New Ulm on Wednesday evening. There are three sections of roadway to consider with limited funding. Brown County Commissioner and New …

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    30 Apr 15
  • Childrens museum

    The Children’s Museum of Southern Minnesota recently learned how much funding it might  receive over the next several years. The House Legacy finance bill to be heard by the house Thursday tenatively gives the museum …

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    30 Apr 15
  • SpringPlanting

    Dry conditions and cool temperatures have not slowed planting progress in the area. According to the USDA Crop report, area farmers have planted over 38 percent of the Minnesota Corn Crop. According to South Central …

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    30 Apr 15
  • Fire-Grass

    Fire risk remains “high” to “very high” across most of the state. Jean Goad is with the Interagency Fire Center in Grand Rapids and says burning restrictions are in place in many areas. She adds …

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    30 Apr 15
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    30 Apr 15
  • HyVeeLogo

    The West Des Moines-based grocery Hy-Vee is recalling a pasta salad due to contamination. The company sold Hy-Vee Summer Fresh Pasta from April 9 through April 27. The recall is because the company learned that …

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    29 Apr 15
  • Meth

    An annual report on drug use in Minnesota shows there has been a resurgence in the use of methamphetamine. The 2015 Drug Abuse Trends report looked at drug-related hospital admissions in the Twin Cities and …

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    29 Apr 15