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  • Dayton1

    Governor Mark Dayton is planning a trade mission to China. He’ll be joined by representatives from 3M, Best Buy, Delta Air Lines, Medtronic, and education leaders. Industry briefings will take place in Beijing, Shanghai, and …

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    31 May 12
  • FarmServiceAgency

    The US Department of Agriculture is closing hundreds of Farm Service Agency offices across the country, including in Waseca and Nicollet counties, as part of a nationwide cost-saving measure. The closures in Minnesota also include …

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    31 May 12
  • Chicken1

    The Green Isle City Council recently killed a proposed ordinance that would have allowed residents to raise chickens in their backyards. A first reading of the ordinance had been scheduled to take place during the …

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    31 May 12
  • SpringfieldSchool

    The Springfield School Board has approved the hiring of a new high school principal for the district. Current Springfield High School Principal David Kreft submitted his resignation this month in order to take a job …

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    31 May 12
  • Crops

    The wet weather of the past week put a damper on fieldwork across most of Minnesota. And while the rain was welcome in dry parts of northwestern Minnesota, it saturated fields in the southwest. In …

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    31 May 12
  • FatalAccident

    A 74-year-old man was killed in a farm accident in Stearns County Tuesday afternoon. Albert Joseph Meyer was reportedly pinned between the frame and box of a rock wagon in Melrose Township.  Emergency responders say …

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    31 May 12
  • Burglars

    The New Ulm Police Department is investigating the theft of around $2,300 worth of items from a residence in New Ulm recently. The theft from the home on the 300 Block of South Front Street …

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    31 May 12
  • Flooding

    The Spring flood season has arrived a little late across Minnesota, with recent rains causing flooding from the Arrowhead on down to Iowa. Extension Specialist Dave Nicolai says that farm fields are getting the worst …

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    30 May 12