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  • JimHagedorn

    Another Republican is seeking the party’s endorsement to run against Democratic Congressman Tim Walz in southern Minnesota’s 1st District. Jim Hagedorn announced his candidacy on Wednesday at a farm near Good Thunder. He is the …

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    05 Sep 13
  • SMEC-Territory-Map 9-3

    The Brown County Rural Electrical Association has joined with 11 other electric cooperatives to form the Southern Minnesota Electric Cooperative. Brown County REA General Manager Wade Hensel says that by purchasing Alliant Energy and forming …

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    05 Sep 13
  • NUSteelShredder

    The New Ulm City Council on Tuesday spent well over an hour discussing alleged noise violations by New Ulm Steel and Recycling. The company began using an industrial metal shredder this year, and several nearby …

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    05 Sep 13
  • Dollars

    The McLeod County Board approved a preliminary budget for 2014 this week which calls for a 2.27% increase in the county’s property tax levy. McLeod County has had several years of no levy increases, with …

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    05 Sep 13
  • ArchbishopNienstedt

    Archbishop John Nienstedt is calling for federal reform that provides a path to citizenship for illegal immigrants. The leader of the Roman Catholic Church in Minnesota told a group at the Saint Thomas Law School …

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    05 Sep 13
  • Vikings stadium 2

    The chair of the Minnesota Sports Facilities Authority says based on information received to date, the Minnesota Vikings “will have the financial capability to move forward with the stadium project.”  Officials are doing a “due …

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    05 Sep 13
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    05 Sep 13
  • AndrewDikken

    The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension continues to search for a Granite Falls man that has been named as a “person of interest” in a homicide investigation. The shooting victim has been identified as 26-year-old …

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    04 Sep 13