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  • 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
  • The Senate is seen during a voting session in Rome November 11, 2011. Former European Commissioner Mario Monti emerged on Thursday as favorite to replace Silvio Berlusconi at the head of an emergency government as Italy's politicians rushed to ward off a crisis that is endangering the entire euro zone.

    Italy’s parliament is rushing through austerity measures demanded by the European Union to avert a euro zone meltdown, after U.S. President Barack Obama ratcheted up pressure for more dramatic action from the currency bloc.

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    11 Nov 11
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    A New Ulm man was seriously injured in a grain bin accident in the City of Cleveland on Monday. 67-year-old Eldon John Jones was reportedly helping remove corn from the bin when he became entangled …

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    10 Nov 11
  • scam alert

    The Wright County Sheriff’s Office says it’s continually receiving reports of citizens who are scammed out of large sums of money through various internet, mail and phone scams. Authorities say typically the scam involves wiring …

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    10 Nov 11