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  • RodSearle

    Former Minnesota House Speaker Rod Searle, who led the chamber when it was evenly split, has died at age 93. The Waseca farmer had been afflicted by heart complications and died on Sunday at his …

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    07 Jan 14
  • TemperatureSubzero

    The Arctic air putting our entire state in the deep freeze continues to blanket Minnesota today (TUE), although a slight warmup is in sight. Meteorologist Chris Franks says that the wind isn’t as strong as …

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    07 Jan 14
  • Firefighters

    Fire crews were called out to an early morning house fire in Belle Plaine Monday. Firefighters responded to the home on Linden Street North about a block from the Belle Plaine Fire Station at around …

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    07 Jan 14
  • Judge

    A court hearing was held Monday in Brown County concerning alleged sexual abuse by priests of the New Ulm Diocese. A man filed a lawsuit against the diocese In December saying he was abused at …

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    07 Jan 14
  • BlueEarthCountySeal

    The Blue Earth County Board has been found to be in contempt of court over an ongoing pay dispute with county attorneys. Martin County Judge Robert Walker on Monday found that board members were in …

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    07 Jan 14
  • MNsure

    Minnesota’s legislative auditor plans an investigation into the launch of MNsure, the state’s new online health insurance exchange. Auditor Jim Nobles plans to start his investigation with the vendors that received tens of millions of …

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    07 Jan 14
  • BlueEarthCountyFair

    The future of the Blue Earth County Fair will be decided Thursday night. A meeting is being held at Bethany Lutheran College in which Fair Shareholders will vote on a proposal to sell the county …

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    07 Jan 14
  • Vote

    Election Day is still 10 months away, but there are plenty of campaign-related deadlines before then on the Minnesota calendar. Four weeks from Tuesday, Minnesota’s major parties are holding precinct caucuses. Party faithful who show …

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    07 Jan 14