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  • John Kline1

    Longtime Congressman John Kline will run for office again this November after unanimously receiving the GOP endorsement for his newly-shaped district. During the Republican convention for the Second Congressional District, held Saturday at Shakopee Junior …

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    24 Apr 12
  • Trojans

    Friday afternoon at New Prague High School the Trojans hosted an inter conference game against the visiting Willmar Cardinals. Willmar winning four out of their first five games looking to continue their success against a …

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    21 Apr 12
  • Heat wave 3

    Heat Waves This information provided by the Center for Disease Control, National Center for Environmental Health’s Health Studies Branch. From 2000 to 2010, 35 deaths were directly attributable to extreme heat in Minnesota. This count …

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    20 Apr 12
  • Severe Weather Awareness Week: Tornadoes

    What to Do During a Tornado When at home during a tornado remember to avoid windows. Get in the basement and under some kind of sturdy protection (heavy table or work bench), or cover yourself …

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    20 Apr 12
  • Severe Weather Awareness Week: Flash Floods

    Flash Floods Nationally, floods claim nearly 200 lives each year, force 3000,000 persons from their homes and result in damage in excess of 2 billion dollars. About 75 percent of flash-flood deaths occur at night. …

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    20 Apr 12
  • Dayton: NFL commissioner headed to Minn. Capitol

    Saint Paul, Minn. (AP) – Governor Mark Dayton says NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell and the owner of the Pittsburgh Steelers will come to Minnesota on Friday to meet with state lawmakers and urge them to …

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    20 Apr 12
  • Storm

    Severe Weather Awareness Week in MinnesotaTuesday, April 17: ThunderstormsChris Weldon, Scott County Emergency Management Director   Thunderstorms Thunderstorms affect relatively small areas, compared with most other storms. The typical thunderstorm is 15 miles in diameter …

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    17 Apr 12
  • Severe Weather

    Severe Weather Awareness Week in MinnesotaMonday, April 16: Alert SystemsChris Weldon, Scott County Emergency Management Director Outdoor Warning Sirens We all need to understand that these types of sirens are meant to be heard outdoors …

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    17 Apr 12