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  • 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
  • Mary Vondrasek

    Mary Vondrasek  age 91 of New Prague died Sunday at Mala Strana Nursing Home in New Prague. Mass of Christian Burial 10 AM Wednesday at Bruzek Funeral Home in New Prague with visitation and recitation …

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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
  • KCHK_oval

      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
  • 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
  • Sheriff says Goodhue woman parks in road, bites deputy

      ROCHESTER, Minn. (AP) – Olmsted County authorities have arrested a Goodhue woman who they say parked in the middle of a highway and bit a deputy. Sheriff’s Detective Kirby Long told KTTC-TV Thursday a state …

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    05 Sep 14