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  • Firefighters

    Firefighters from several local communities responded to a grain elevator fire in the town of Blakely north of Henderson Tuesday afternoon. The fire was reported at around 3pm, and apparently started in a peanut dryer …

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    02 Apr 14
  • Hutchinson Business Data Theft

    A business in Hutchinson is reporting the theft of data worth an estimated $240,000. RD Machine Inc. reported to police that a message from “CryptoLocker” popped up on their work computer asking for $400. The …

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    02 Apr 14
  • MNCapitol

    The Minnesota House has unveiled two bills for capital improvements statewide. One is for $850-million in bonding and the other would spend $125-million in cash from the budget surplus. The bills include funding for the …

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    02 Apr 14
  • MNsure

    The deadline to sign up for health care coverage through the state’s health insurance exchange is now passed. Officials with MNsure announced Tuesday that a total of 169,251 Minnesotans had successfully enrolled as of the …

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    02 Apr 14
  • NUCityCouncil2

    The New Ulm City Council on Tuesday received the results of the city’s 2013 survey of public services. A total of 300 surveys were sent out for the 3rd year of the survey, and 52% …

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    02 Apr 14
  • Bison

    A plan to bring bison back to Minneopa State Park is moving forward. The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources will hold an open house on April 22nd at the Blue Earth County Public Library in …

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    02 Apr 14
  • TargetField

    Minnesota Twins fans now have more food choices at Target Field. Among the notable additions are beef rib tips, a Porketta “Slugger,” made with pork and cream cheese rolled in an egg roll and red …

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    02 Apr 14
  • AgSweepstakes2014

    The annual KNUJ/SAM 107.3 Ag Sweepstakes Banquet was held Tuesday evening, and the winner of over $6,000 in ag merchandise was Richard Moll of New Ulm. Moll and his family farm around 800 acres just …

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    02 Apr 14