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  • Renville Sibley Fiber

    WINTHROP — The RS Fiber Cooperative broadband initiative is moving forward. In a news release Monday, it was stated that the directors endorsed an updated business plan and financing strategy, which was outlined to the …

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    25 Nov 14
  • gas prices dropping

    (MNN/Undated) — Gas prices in Minnesota continue to fall as we get closer to the Thanksgiving holiday weekend. The statewide average yesterday was two-69 a gallon for regular unleaded. That’s a dime cheaper than one …

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    25 Nov 14
  • Dayton Greets Turkeys

    Two Minnesota turkeys have had an audience with Gov. Mark Dayton before they make their way toward someone’s dinner table. Dayton held the ritual pre-Thanksgiving event Monday where turkey growers tout the state’s status as …

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    25 Nov 14
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    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Freezing temperatures and snow have hampered Minnesota farmers as they try to finish the fall harvest. In its final weekly crop report of the season, the U.S. Department of Agriculture …

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    25 Nov 14
  • MN River at Highway 19 near Henderson

    Highway 19 from Henderson to Highway 169 is now opened to traffic. MnDot officials say the roadway opened at about 9:30 a.m. Friday. Traffic has been detoured to Highway 93 since Oct. 31 for flood …

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    24 Nov 14
  • Railroad Crossing

    Two people killed after their vehicle collided with a freight train in central Minnesota have been identified.The driver, 52-year-old Charles Vadner and his passenger 23-year-old Nathan Bahner, both of Paynesville, were killed after the vehicle …

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    24 Nov 14
  • Recall

    VADNAIS HEIGHTS, Minn. (AP) — The U.S. Department of Agriculture says Ranchers Legacy Meat Co. of Vadnais Heights is recalling 1,200 pounds of ground beef because of possible E. coli contamination. The USDA’s Food Safety …

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    24 Nov 14
  • Invasive Species Beer

    EXCELSIOR, Minn. (AP) — Call it an IPA — an Invasive Pale Ale. Excelsior Brewing Company is launching a new ale made with invasive species — zebra mussel shells and Eurasian milfoil, an underwater plant …

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    22 Nov 14