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  • 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
  • CompartsLogo

    A Nicollet County hog breeder is suing the United State Department of Agriculture over allegations that improper testing has kept the business from selling hogs to China. Representatives of Compart’s Boar Store of rural Nicollet …

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    05 Jan 13
  • AllenQuist

    Former state lawmaker and longtime Republican activist Allen Quist wants to return to the Minnesota Legislature. Quist announced Friday that he will run for the District 19A House seat being vacated by St. Peter Democrat …

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    05 Jan 13
  • DanEhrke

    The executive director of the Glencoe Area Chamber of Commerce is resigning. Dan Ehrke has served as the head of the Glencoe Chamber for 7 years, but is leaving to take a job as a …

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    05 Jan 13
  • Fire

    A home in Lamberton was destroyed by a fire this week. The residence on South Grove Street was fully engulfed in flames when Lamberton firefighters arrived at about 9:45am Monday, and crews were on the …

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    04 Jan 13
  • CarHitsGuardCable

    A Mankato man was injured early this (FRI) morning when he lost control of his vehicle on Highway 14. It happened at just before 3am in Mankato. 24-year-old Michael Mata was getting on Highway 14 …

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    04 Jan 13
  • ReinaGandarilla

    The woman accused of kidnapping her own children from a foster home in Pemberton in late November has pleaded Guilty to one of the felony counts against her. 21-year-old Reina Gandarilla took her 2-year-old son …

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    04 Jan 13
  • Crash2

    The number of traffic deaths went up in Minnesota in 2012, for the first time in five years. A total of 378 people were killed on the state’s roads last year, compared to 368 deaths …

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    04 Jan 13