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  • Temperature2

    Summer arrives in southern Minnesota today (TUE), with temperatures reaching into the 90′s across the region. The heat will be record-setting in some areas. A Heat Advisory will be in effect for the local area …

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    14 May 13
  • Highway14Sign1

    Work on Highway 14 on the west end of Mankato continues, and traffic lanes on 14 are now being restricted at Blue Earth County Road 12. The restrictions are in order to complete surface finishing …

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    14 May 13
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    The Minnesota Vikings have unveiled the plans for their new stadium. The $975-million facility will feature a translucent roof, large movable doors and seating for 65,000 fans. The stadium will be built on the site …

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    14 May 13
  • Dayton2013Opener

    Governor Dayton will spend the fishing opener weekend in the Brainerd Lakes Area in 2014. The 67th annual Governor’s Fishing Opener will be on Gull Lake next year, with the Grand View Lodge in Nisswa …

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    14 May 13
  • Crops

    After a cold and wet spring, Minnesota farmers have finally made significant progress in planting. The US Department of Agriculture says there were more-than 3 days rated suitable for fieldwork last week. That compares with …

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    14 May 13
  • FoodShelf

    United States Postal Service workers across the country took part in the annual “Stamp Out Hunger” food drive on Saturday. Mail carriers collected food shelf donations from homes across the local area for the drive …

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    14 May 13
  • HanskaWelcome

    The City of Hanska celebrates Norwegian independence this weekend with their annual Syttende Mai celebration. The weekend kicks off with an all-new variety show Friday at 7pm and Saturday at 3:30 and 7 at the …

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    14 May 13
  • Crash2

    A 70-year-old Lafayette woman was injured in a car crash on Highway 15 Saturday afternoon. It happened at just after 1pm at the intersection with Sibley County Road 8. A 1998 Chevy Monte Carlo driven …

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    13 May 13