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  • Warm, humid weather spurs crop development across Minnesota

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Warm, humid weather is helping keep development of Minnesota’s corn and soybean crops ahead of last year’s pace. According to the USDA’s weekly crop report, there were 5.3 days suitable …

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    09 Sep 15
  • Vietnam Veterans Memorial replica coming to Fort Snelling

      FORT SNELLING, Minn. (AP) – A replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington is coming to Fort Snelling. The Minnesotans’ Military Appreciation Fund is hosting “The Wall that Heals” at the Boy Scout …

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    08 Sep 15
  • False utility cooperative scam in the area

    There are reports of a false utility payment scam going on in the area. A fellow southern Minnesota electric cooperative has reported that an unknown party is calling the cooperative’s new members and claiming to …

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    03 Sep 15
  • Girl dies after pond accident

    An eight-year-old little girl died on Monday, Aug. 31, as a result of an accident at the Preserve Addition pond, east of Montgomery.  Irma (Lupita) Garza, the daughter of Jessica and Jesus Gaza, was riding …

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    02 Sep 15
  • Scott County is among the recipients of funding from BWSR

    Scott County is among the recipients of $5.6 million awarded by the Minnesota Board of Water and Soil Resources (BWSR) to 26 counties in the second phase of funding for recovery work from the 2014 …

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    01 Sep 15
  • Thursday morning ATV accident kills 2 local males

    An early morning ATV accident on Lake Sakatah Road in Waterville Township has resulted in two deaths. According to a Le Sueur County Sherrif’s Office press release: On Thursday, August 27th, 2015 at approximately 4:33 …

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    27 Aug 15
  • Boy burned at Y camp receives $500,000

      MANKATO, Minn. (AP) – A jury in southern Minnesota has awarded $500,000 to a boy who was badly burned after falling into a fire pit at a YMCA camp in 2013. Jurors in Le …

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    26 Aug 15
  • Rash of thefts from vehicles in Rice County continues

    The number of thefts from vehicles has continued to climb. And it has expanded, too. The Rice County Sheriff’s Office took seven reports of theft from vehicles on Roberds Lake Boulevard on Sunday morning. Those seven bring …

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    18 Aug 15