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  • McLeodSheriffsOffice

    The trial of a McLeod County Sheriff’s Deputy is scheduled to start today (MON). Deputy Mark Eischens was charged with 2nd and 5th-degree assault with a deadly weapon as well as intentional discharge of a …

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    07 Jan 13
  • JustinBerg

    A former Nicollet School administrator accused of stealing nearly $1,500 in district funds is scheduled to be in court for an Omnibus Hearing on Tuesday. 31-year-old Justin Berg of rural Le Sueur County faces felony …

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    07 Jan 13
  • MNCapitol

    Another legislative session is about to get underway in Minnesota, and anyone with the ambition, the time and the travel resources can get a front seat to the legislative process. The House and Senate both …

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    07 Jan 13
  • RuralMinnesota

    A new survey by the St. Peter-based Center for Rural Policy and Development has found that businesses and community leaders generally believe that rural Minnesota has lost influence in decisions made in government and the …

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    07 Jan 13
  • Bloodmobile

    It’s that time of year when blood donations across the state tend to decline. Red Cross Spokesperson Sue Gonsior says that bad weather, flu and colds keep people away, but hundreds of units of blood …

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    07 Jan 13
  • HogBarnFire

    Lake Crystal firefighters were called out to a barn fire in rural Garden City early Friday morning. The call reporting smoke coming from the barn on the Belgard Farm in Garden City Township was received …

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    05 Jan 13
  • Flu2

    An early start to the flu season in Minnesota has officials concerned. So far this season, more than 600 people have been hospitalized for influenza, compared to 552 for all of last year’s flu season. …

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    05 Jan 13
  • Drought

    The ongoing drought continues to affect the nation’s agricultural economy, especially livestock producers. Farm Management Analyst Kent Thiesse of Lake Crystal says that livestock producers were faced with sky-high prices last year and many farmers …

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    05 Jan 13