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  • Tips For A Fire Safe Christmas

    1. Selecting a Tree for the Holidays Needles on fresh trees should be green and hard to pull back from the branches, and the needles should not break if the tree has been freshly cut. …

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    30 Nov 12
  • Holiday Travel Tips

    During this time of the year, many of us are climbing in the car or hopping on a plane to visit family and friends. These trips, whether just a few hours or several days, can …

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    29 Nov 12
  • Better Business Bureau Tips To Avoid Holiday Scammers

     We all look forward to the holidays, and so do scammers. As people begin to make their holiday plans, unscrupulous scammers are dusting off their tried and true seasonal scams. The Better Business Bureau of …

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    29 Nov 12
  • Minn. Citizen Forums on environment begin Tuesday

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – A series of Citizens Forums kicks off this week to give Minnesotans a chance to weigh in on their priorities and visions for the environment. The first two forums are …

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    26 Nov 12
  • MPCA board to hear wild rice study update

      ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – The Citizens Board of the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency hears an update Tuesday on a major study on a water quality standard meant to protect wild rice. Shannon Lotthammer, …

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    26 Nov 12
  • Woman rescued from Nowthen house fire dies

    NOWTHEN, Minn. (AP) – A 64-year-old woman rescued from a Nowthen house fire two months ago has died. According to the Hennepin County Medical Examiner’s office, Diann Evans died Saturday from complications of the fire. …

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    26 Nov 12
  • 17 wolves taken so far in late Minn. wolf season

    DULUTH, Minn. (AP) – Minnesota hunters killed at least 17 wolves during the opening weekend of the late wolf season, where trappers had their first chance at the animals. According to the Department of Natural …

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    26 Nov 12
  • CITY COUNCIL RACES

    WITH ALL PRECINCTS REPORTING BELLE PLAINE (TOP 2) CARY COOP 1507 VOTES – GARY TROST 1749 VOTES – KURT LAABS 1478 VOTES WITH ALL PRECINCTS REPORTING PRIOR LAKE (TOP 2) RICHARD KEENY 4211 VOTES – …

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    07 Nov 12