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  • farm bill

    The U.S. Senate Tuesday afternoon passed a new five-year Farm Bill which now goes to President Obama for his signature.  MNN reports Minnesota Senators Amy Klobuchar and Al Franken both voted “yes”, as did Iowa …

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    05 Feb 14
  • Renville County Sheriff

    A convicted level 3 predatory sex offender plans to move to Renville this Friday (Feb 7th). Jeffrey Lingl has previously lived in Bird Island and Olivia. Lingl is not wanted by police and has completed …

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    03 Feb 14
  • TC & W

    Authorities are investigating the derailment of four cars on a Twin Cities and Western Railroad freight train in southwestern Minnesota. Renville County Sheriff Scott Hable says his office received a call around 3:00 p.m. Friday …

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    03 Feb 14
  • transporting propane

    On Friday afternoon, Governor Mark Dayton and members of the state’s Executive Council voted unanimously to extend Emergency Executive Order 14-02 for another 30 days. The order, initially issued by Governor Dayton on January 27, establishes a …

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    01 Feb 14
  • Wright County Sheriff

    A Monticello woman has died from injuries sustained in a January 18th crash with an ambulance in Wright County. Officials say 51-year-old Marilyn Paumen was driving an S-U-V that collided head-on with an Allina ambulance …

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    31 Jan 14
  • Renville County Sheriff

    A Buffalo Lake man with previous drug convictions is in the Renville County jail after agents with a drug task force seized from a closet in his basement bedroom what they allege are the chemicals …

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    31 Jan 14
  • President Obama

    Minnesota families and businesses are soon getting federal help with the state’s propane shortage.  MNN reports the Obama administration has said it will release 16-million dollars for Minnesota as part of 450-million dollars set aside nationwide for heating …

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    31 Jan 14
  • emergency lights

    The Midwest Medical Examiner’s Office has determined that the rural Stewart man found dead after walking away from his disabled car died of exposure. Authorities say that 55-year-old Garry Kontz, and his 34-year-old son Shawn …

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    30 Jan 14