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  • Archdiocese

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The former archbishop of the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis has a new post, in Michigan. Former Archbishop John Nienstedt (NYNE’-sted) will help a pastor in Battle Creek, Michigan, …

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    14 Jan 16
  • Powerball Winning Numbers

    DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A spokesman for the California lottery says a winning Powerball ticket was sold at a store in suburban Los Angeles. Reports also say winning tickets were sold in Tennessee and …

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    14 Jan 16
  • Buffalo Lunch Ladies

    (MNN/Buffalo, MN) A group of 16 lunch ladies from Buffalo missed winning Saturday’s record breaking Powerball jackpot by one number. They matched four numbers, plus the Powerball winning $50,000. After serving lunch yesterday (Tuesday), all …

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    13 Jan 16
  • Powerball

    DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The world’s largest lottery jackpot has grown to $1.5 billion because of continuing strong Powerball ticket sales. Lottery officials increased their estimate of the huge jackpot for the second day …

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    13 Jan 16
  • corn pile

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Final tallies from the U.S. Department of Agriculture confirm that Minnesota farmers harvested record corn and soybean crops in 2015. The USDA’s final estimates are close to what the agency …

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    13 Jan 16
  • check

    (Litchfield) – A former Watkins church secretary pleaded guilty Monday to check forgery after church officials discovered in 2014 that she had allegedly stolen more than $21,000 over several years. The West Central Tribune reports …

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    13 Jan 16
  • Firefighter

    Crews responded to a couple of house fires in McLeod County yesterday (Monday). The first was just after 7:30 in the morning at a residence on 50th Street, southwest of Brownton. Officials say there was …

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    12 Jan 16
  • McLeod County Public Health

    January is National Radon Action Month. Officials say about 2 in 5 homes have dangerous levels of radon and every home should be tested. McLeod County Public Health is offering free radon test kits on …

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    12 Jan 16