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  • Minnesota soybean development remains ahead of last year

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Minnesota’s soybean and small grains continue developing well ahead of last year’s pace. According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s weekly crop report, 63 percent of Minnesota’s soybean crop was …

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    14 Jul 15
  • Fatal fall occured at Accu-Rite Jordan

    On July 10 at approximately 11:14 a.m., Jordan Police officers were dispatched to a medical regarding a male who fell from the roof of a building construction site at Accu-Rite Powder Coating and Surface Prep, located …

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    13 Jul 15
  • president of the ambulance service in Gaylord

    Thomas A. Webster, 51, president of the ambulance service in Gaylord, was struck by a dump truck near a construction zone. The head of a small Minnesota city’s ambulance crew was fatally hit by a …

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    13 Jul 15
  • Significant damage reported in Le Center Fire

      Fire and rescue crews responded to a late Tuesday afternoon fire at Maple View Apartments in Le Center, quickly extinguishing it but not before significant damage was sustained to the upper level unit. The family of …

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    08 Jul 15
  • Lonsdale man killed in Rice CR 4 crash

    Rice County Sheriff Troy Dunn issued a press release Tuesday evening (July 7) stating that the crash at Rice County Road 4/Independence Avenue and 117th Street earlier in the afternoon involved a fatality. The release states that …

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    08 Jul 15
  • Blakeley Road closure

    Segments of Scott County Road 6 will be closed for most of the summer between Belle Plaine and Blakeley village. Beginning Monday (July 6), County Road 6 – also known as Union Trail and the Blakeley road …

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    06 Jul 15
  • Woodbury man drowns in pond near Faribault

      FARIBAULT, Minn. (AP) – Authorities say a Woodbury man has drowned in a pond near Faribault in southern Minnesota. The Rice County sheriff’s office says in a statement that it got a call about …

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    06 Jul 15
  • Expert Waseca teen accused in bomb plot 'significant risk'

    WASECA, Minn. (AP) – An expert for the prosecution has testified that a teenager accused of plotting to attack his southern Minnesota school poses “a significant risk for future violence.” Tuesday’s hearing is to determine …

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    01 Jul 15