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  • Fort Ridgely

    A ceremony will take place 3 p.m. Sunday at the Fort Ridgely Cemetery south of Fairfax to remember the soldiers and settlers who lost their lives in the U.S. Dakota War of 1862. Estimates range from 600-800 killed …

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    23 Aug 13
  • Michael Caya

    A St. Peter man who had been facing a total of 22 felony charges after numerous guns and drugs were found in his home has been sentenced to four-and-a-half years in prison. Thirty-year-old Michael Donald …

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    22 Aug 13
  • PKOTMW 2013

    MarJenna McWilliam, a 20-year-old college student from Winger, MN., representing Polk County, was crowned the 60th Princess Kay of the Milky Way in an evening ceremony at the Minnesota State Fairgrounds August 21. McWilliam, who …

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    22 Aug 13
  • Capitol Building

    Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton and legislative leaders agreed Wednesday to a one-day special session September 9th to approve relief for areas hit hard by storms in June. The session will be limited to storm relief …

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    22 Aug 13
  • bicycling

    The Minnesota Department of Transportation has published an updated edition of the state’s bicycle map, the first since 2001.  Available both in paper and electronic format, the free map provides bicycle accommodations across the state, …

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    22 Aug 13
  • Jack Klatt

    The first ever Blues n Bikes Festival is this coming weekend. The event is being held Sunday, August 25th, from noon until 6pm at the Silver Lake Athletic Compound and will feature 3 blues bands, …

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    21 Aug 13
  • slow driver

    The Minnesota Court of Appeals will not return the drivers license of a man who lost it for driving too slowly. The court ruled that Gary Constans’ slow driving creates danger for other drivers. The …

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    21 Aug 13
  • Princess Kay

     This year, Minnesota’s dairy industry will kick off the great Minnesota Get-Together by celebrating a very special milestone: the coronation of 60th Princess Kay of the Milky Way. On Wednesday evening, August 21, reigning Princess Kay …

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    21 Aug 13