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  • Man charged in fatal DWI crash

      ROCHESTER, Minn. (AP) – Vehicular homicide charges have been filed against a man accused of driving the wrong way on a  street while intoxicated and causing a fatal crash. Court records say 57-year-old Gerald …

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    23 Sep 14
  • Impact of early frost varies from field to field

    MANKATO, Minn. (AP) – Early frost a week ago has some farmers in southern Minnesota worried about this fall’s harvest – which they were hoping to delay after a late spring thaw. The Mankato Free …

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    22 Sep 14
  • Minnesota drone company sees soaring interest

    MANKATO, Minn. (AP) – A Minnesota drone company says farmers are increasingly using the unmanned flying devices to survey their crops. Farm Intelligence founder Jerry Johnson tells KARE-TV his company has flown drones over 200 …

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    19 Sep 14
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      Join us for the KCHK Dozinky Tavern Tour this Saturday. We will be at City Club from 2:30-3:20 (Eddie Shimota Junior playing); Pioneer from 3:30-4:20 (Charlie Sticha Band along with KCHK’s Matt Reak) and Corner Bar from 4:30-5:30 (Larry Novotny One …

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    16 Sep 14
  • Minnesota corn crop should be larger than expected

      ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Minnesota’s corn crop should be larger than first expected. But while the U.S. Department of Agriculture says record yields will be set in 18 states, Minnesota isn’t one of …

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    12 Sep 14
  • Flood mitigation buyouts discussed in Scott Co.

    BLAKELEY TOWNSHIP, Minn. (AP) – Three months after storms caused significant damage to roads and flooded homes, some residents of Scott County tell emergency management officials they want out. At least 10 homeowners in Blakeley …

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    11 Sep 14
  • US to spend $328 million on conservation easements

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – The U.S. Department of Agriculture has announced $328 million for protecting and restoring farmlands, grasslands and wetlands across the country. The initiative will buy conservation easements from farmers to help wildlife populations …

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    09 Sep 14
  • General Mills buying mac and cheese maker Annies

      NEW YORK (AP) – Packaged food giant General Mills is buying Annie’s, the maker of rabbit-shaped mac and cheese, adding to its natural and organic packaged offerings as consumers’ tastes change. General Mills Inc., …

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    09 Sep 14