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  • crops

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Widespread rains have slowed Minnesota’s small grain harvest but also have improved row crop and pasture conditions. The U.S. Department of Agriculture says 4.5 days were suitable for fieldwork in …

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    26 Aug 14
  • auger

    A rural Gibbon man is in stable condition after getting caught in a grain auger Saturday afternoon. The Sibley County Sheriff’s Office says 49-year-old Curtis Olson was transferring grain from one wagon to another. As …

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    25 Aug 14
  • Stiftungsfest 2014

    The 153rd edition of Norwood-Young America’s Stiftungsfest was held this past weekend and new royalty was crowned. Miss Stiftungsfest is Kaylie Brazil. The new Princesses are Morgan Diedrick and Mackenzie Thiesfeld. Miss Congeniality is Abbie …

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    25 Aug 14
  • MN River at Highway 19 near Henderson

    (Mankato, Minn.)  – Highway 19 from Henderson and Highway 169 will reopen late today (Monday, August 25). Officials with the Minnesota Department of Transportation say the initial project to stabilize the roadway has been completed, …

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    25 Aug 14
  • Ridgewater College Hutchinson Campus

    Rain slowed down some of the final landscaping, but Ridgewater College’s $14 million remodeling project at the Willmar campus will be ready for students when classes start today (Monday). The fall semester opens with enrollment …

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    25 Aug 14
  • Sherburne County

    ZIMMERMAN, Minn. (AP) — The body of an Albany man has been recovered from a Sherburne County lake, where authorities believe he drowned. 23-year-old Joshua Roepke had been swimming with friends Saturday on Lake Freemont …

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    25 Aug 14
  • crash investigation

    The driver and passenger were injured in a one-vehicle crash east of Glencoe Saturday night. The driver, 18-year-old Logan Pool of Glencoe, and passenger, 18-year-old Sierra Newman of Belle Plaine, were taken to Glencoe Regional …

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    25 Aug 14
  • crash investigation

    A Hutchinson man was seriously injured in a one-car rollover northeast of Buffalo Lake Friday afternoon. The Renville County Sheriff’s Office says 43-year-old Agustin Torres Hernandez was driving an SUV west on County Road 24, …

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    25 Aug 14