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  • FeedTruckRollover

    The State Patrol has released the identity of the truck driver whose semi rolled on a roundabout on Highway 14 in Blue Earth County Thursday morning. 56-year-old Duane Woitas of Pemberton reportedly came into the …

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    29 Mar 13
  • DanielRenville2

    A Redwood Falls man has been convicted of 1st-degree criminal sexual conduct following a 2-day jury trial. 29-year-old Daniel Leith Renville was found guilty of sexually assaulting a woman in Redwood Falls in August of …

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    29 Mar 13
  • MethLab

    A building in Cottonwood County will require a special clean-up this Spring following the discovery of a meth lab. The county will hire a firm that specializes in methamphetamine contamination clean-up for the former Studio …

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    29 Mar 13
  • HospitalPatient

    The number of flu-related deaths continues to rise in Minnesota. The state Department of Health says 4 additional influenza deaths were confirmed last week, bringing the number of people who have died from the flu …

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    29 Mar 13
  • SpringPlanting

    The USDA reports that farmers intend to plant 97.3-million acres of corn this year, the most since the year 1936. The spring planting survey released Thursday says the 2013 corn planting forecast is up slightly …

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    29 Mar 13
  • TornadoDamage1998

    Today (FRI) is the 15-year anniversary of the devastating tornadoes that caused severe damage across the local area, most notably in Comfrey and St. Peter. A strong area of low pressure combined with a warm …

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    29 Mar 13
  • Water

    Minnesota officials are proposing to essentially double the wholesale price of water for the state’s largest users as it seeks to get grip on growing demand for groundwater. The plan by Governor Dayton and the …

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    29 Mar 13
  • DaytonGrandad

    Governor Dayton is a grandfather for the first time. Dayton announced Thursday that his son Eric and daughter-in-law Cory are parents of a newborn son. Hugo Benjamin Dayton was born at 12:57pm Wednesday and weighed …

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    29 Mar 13