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  • Authorities Boy dies after another teen says they took drug

    CHANHASSEN, Minn. (AP) – Authorities say a 17-year-old boy has died after another teen told deputies they had taken a synthetic drug bought off the Internet. The Carver County Sheriff’s Office says Alexander Snyder died …

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    01 Oct 15
  • Minnesota fall harvest runs ahead of last year's pace

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Minnesota’s fall harvest is running well ahead of last year’s pace for most crops. In its weekly crop progress and condition report for Minnesota, the U.S. Department of Agriculture said …

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    22 Sep 15
  • Suspect found competent in fake marathon bomb threat

    ST. PETER, Minn. (AP) – A North Mankato man has been found competent to stand trial on charges he phoned in a fake bomb threat to last year’s Mankato Marathon. Fifty-seven-year-old Brian Mechler appeared Tuesday …

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    16 Sep 15
  • 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