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  • Scott County Historical Society awarded 2 Grants

    The Scott County Historical Society has been awarded 2 Minnesota Historical and Cultural Heritage Legacy Grants. One, for $10,000, will be used to conduct research for a series of guided biking and walking tours. Information …

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    21 Jan 15
  • Rice County employee responsible for shop fire, suspended

    The Rice County employee involved in a fire at the County Highway Department Shop on December 20, 2014 has been suspended for 2 weeks without pay. Mechanic Matthew LaCanne and his brother were attempting to …

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    21 Jan 15
  • Farmers Continue Planting Following Cold Wet April

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Minnesota will get $9 million under an initiative announced by the U.S. Department of Agriculture on Wednesday. The agency has approved 115 proposals nationwide for the first round of funding …

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    15 Jan 15
  • Blizzard warning posted for southern Minnesota

      MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Forecasters expect blizzard conditions to develop in a portion of the Minnesota River Valley. The National Weather Service says wind gusts of 40 to 50 mph combined with fresh snow will …

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    08 Jan 15
  • Court asked considering murder attempt charge in school plot

      WASECA, Minn. (AP) – Prosecutors have asked a state appeals court to reinstate attempted murder charges against a teenager accused of plotting a school attack in southern Minnesota. The appeals court held a hearing …

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    08 Jan 15
  • Cold air surges into Minnesota; ski area closes

      MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Minnesotans are in for a spell of brutally cold weather in the first full week of 2015. The National Weather Service says temperatures fell below zero in northern, central and western …

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    05 Jan 15
  • sick

      MANKATO, Minn. (AP) – Urgent cares and emergency rooms in the Mankato area are being flooded by patients who have flu or flu-like symptoms. The influx has prompted officials to ask people to call …

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    02 Jan 15
  • Trial set in fatal Minnesota gas station shooting

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Attorneys have failed to reach a plea deal for a Minneapolis man accused of fatally shooting his ex-boyfriend at a gas station and then becoming the subject of a monthlong …

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    16 Dec 14