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    There’s a new hydrologist in the area. Garry Bennett, the new area hydrologist for the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, will be focusing in on the water resources of McLeod, Renville and Sibley counties. Hydrologists …

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    16 Nov 11
  • Olivia Man Sentenced in Stabbing

    An Olivia man has been sentenced in connection with a stabbing incident that occurred in July. The West Central Tribune reports 48-year-old William Thomas Lewis Sr. was sentenced last week to 15 months in prison, …

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    15 Nov 11
  • Sexual Misconduct Allegations

    Michael W. Weber has resigned from the board of directors at the Greater Twin Cities United Way in the wake of allegations of sexual misconduct more than 40 years ago. Weber, a Foley native who …

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    15 Nov 11
  • Detour

    Motorists traveling on Highway 19 west of Henderson will be detoured beginning today (Tuesday, Nov. 15) at 11 a.m. for crews to make repairs in an area that was damaged by spring flooding. MnDot officials …

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    15 Nov 11
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    State Senator Scott Newman (R-Hutchinson) and fellow legislators will continue hosting town hall meetings this week throughout District 18. Sen. Newman will be joined by Rep. Ron Shimanski (R-Silver Lake) in Hutchinson on Tuesday (Nov. …

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    14 Nov 11
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    In observance of College Application Week, Ridgewater College will be waiving the $20 application fee for new applications received during the week of November 14, 2011. Officials say the fee waiver is applicable to any …

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    14 Nov 11
  • U.S. President Barack Obama speaks at his news conference at the conclusion of the APEC Summit in Honolulu, Hawaii, November 13, 2011.

    President Barack Obama served notice on Sunday that the United States was fed up with China’s trade and currency practices as he turned up the heat on America’s biggest economic rival.

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    14 Nov 11
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    McLeod County Auditor-Treasurer, Cindy Schultz is reminding McLeod County residents that the second half property tax payments for agricultural properties are due Tuesday, November 15th. Payments are accepted by mail, in person at the McLeod …

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    14 Nov 11