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  • Crops

    Minnesota farmers continue to dodge the worst of the drought that’s affecting most of the country. In its weekly crop weather report for Minnesota, the USDA says that the state experienced scattered showers and cooler …

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    21 Aug 12
  • BlackBearTracks

    Black bears sightings are increasing around southern Minnesota, and a bear track was recently found in the Vernon Center area. The track was found along the Blue Earth River by State Representative Tony Cornish, who …

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    21 Aug 12
  • AppleHarvest

    Minnesota’s apple crop has arrived early. The Minnesota Department of Agriculture says most varieties are ripening one to two weeks ahead of normal, and many orchards already have early-season varieties for sale. While the crop …

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    21 Aug 12
  • NUCityHall

    The New Ulm City Council is scheduled to make a decision on a controversial proposal to build a water tower in a city park during its meeting this (TUE) evening. The Council will be considering …

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    21 Aug 12
  • BackToSchool1

    Students in Sleepy Eye went back to school on Monday. Sleepy Eye Superintendent John Cselovszki says it was nice to see shining faces and some excitement in the building. He says the highlight of the …

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    21 Aug 12
  • PaulWickenhauser

    Charges are expected to be filed against a 21-year-old Norwood Young America man today (MON) who was involved in a deadly crash that killed three family members east of Willmar Friday night. The state patrol …

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    20 Aug 12
  • SearchingCornfield

    Authorities spent over an hour searching for a missing 2-year-old boy near New Ulm Sunday evening. A family from the Twin Cities was visiting friends in Nicollet County’s Lafayette Township when the boy reportedly wandered …

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    20 Aug 12
  • DakotaWarSiegeOfNewUlm

    Numerous events are taking place in Brown County, and around the state this week to mark the 150th anniversary of the outbreak of the US-Dakota War of 1862. The Brown County Historical Society’s Kim Jahnke …

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    20 Aug 12