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  • Fire

    A house fire in McLeod County Wednesday afternoon kept multiple area fire departments busy for several hours. The fire on Babcock Avenue south of Lester Prairie was reported at just after 3:30pm Wednesday. Fire departments …

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    20 Jan 12
  • MNDeptOfHealth

    State health officials are reporting a slight increase in reportable adverse events in Minnesota hospitals and surgical centers. The Minnesota Health Department’s Diane Rydrych says the total number of adverse events rose from 305 in …

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    19 Jan 12
  • Vikings

    Just days before lawmakers launch their 2012 session, Governor Dayton is pushing all parties to reach agreement on an acceptable site for a new Vikings stadium. Dayton says the Vikings’ preferred site – Arden Hills …

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    19 Jan 12
  • Cows

    Mueller Farms of Arlington showed the Grand Champion Purebred Simmental Heifer at the recent National Western Stock Show in Denver. The heifer was Supreme Champion at the 2011 Sibley County Fair as well, along with …

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    19 Jan 12
  • NewUlmEagles

    Representatives of the New Ulm School District will be holding a public meeting this (THU) evening to discuss the possible change to a 4-day school week. The cost-cutting idea is being considered for implementation next …

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    19 Jan 12
  • CriminalSex

    A 33-year-old Fairmont man faces multiple counts of criminal sexual contact for allegedly having sex with an underage girl. Matthew James Martinson was reportedly parked on a dead-end street in North Mankato when confronted by …

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    19 Jan 12
  • DrugBustjpg

    A 19-year-old Kasota man faces felony drug charges in Nicollet County following a traffic stop in St. Peter. Kyle Jeffrey Allen was pulled over by St. Peter Police for not wearing a seatbelt. During the …

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    19 Jan 12
  • Thermometer

    Folks in central and northern Minnesota woke up to temperature readings of 15-below zero in some places this (WED) morning, and snow is expected for much of the state today. And the coldest air of …

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    18 Jan 12