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  • Dayton to head to Worthington for pheasant opener

      WORTHINGTON, Minn. (AP) – With nearly all the corn crop still standing in southwestern Minnesota, Governor Mark Dayton will face some challenges as he pursues elusive ringnecks Saturday during the Minnesota Governor’s Pheasant Hunting …

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    10 Oct 14
  • Ag Debate

    An Ag Debate was presented on KCHK Tuesday night from the State Bank of New Prague.  Listen to the podcast on kchkradio.net

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    02 Oct 14
  • Dakota County opens park for hiking, camping

    FARMINGTON, Minn. (AP) – A new park offering treehouse-like cabins, a sledding hill and 10 miles of trails has opened in Dakota County. The Star Tribune reports officials held a grand opening for Whitetail Woods Regional …

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    29 Sep 14
  • Joseph Ranniger

    WASECA, Minn. (AP) – A New Richland man has been charged with 15 felony counts of criminal sexual conduct after authorities say he abused a child for more than a decade. The Free Press of …

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    25 Sep 14
  • Gay music director dismissed at Catholic church

    VICTORIA, Minn. (AP) – A popular music director at a Catholic church in Victoria has been asked to resign after marrying his longtime same-sex partner. Father Bob White leads St. Victoria Catholic Church. He has …

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    24 Sep 14
  • Minnesota spring wheat harvest nearly complete

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Minnesota’s spring wheat harvest is nearly complete but is still about 10 days behind the average pace. According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Minnesota farmers had 5.4 days suitable …

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    23 Sep 14
  • Man charged in fatal DWI crash

      ROCHESTER, Minn. (AP) – Vehicular homicide charges have been filed against a man accused of driving the wrong way on a  street while intoxicated and causing a fatal crash. Court records say 57-year-old Gerald …

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    23 Sep 14
  • Impact of early frost varies from field to field

    MANKATO, Minn. (AP) – Early frost a week ago has some farmers in southern Minnesota worried about this fall’s harvest – which they were hoping to delay after a late spring thaw. The Mankato Free …

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    22 Sep 14