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  • State Fair Art1

    The Minnesota State Fair’s 2012 Commemorative Art was unveiled Wednesday by artist Joe Heffron of St. Paul, Minn. Surrounded by media, State Fair fans and art enthusiasts, he presented his original piece to the public …

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    07 Jun 12
  • Election 2012

    A complete list of McLeod County Candidate Filings can be found at www.co.mcleod.mn.us. U.S. Representative – District 7: Adam Steele – Independence Bemidji   Lee Byberg – Republican Willmar   Collin C. Peterson – DFL Detroit …

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    06 Jun 12
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    Charges say a 19-year-old Big Lake man was dueling with another car when he crashed into a motorcycle and killed two people last April. Cody Moen was charged Tuesday in Sherburne County with two counts of criminal vehicular …

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    06 Jun 12
  • DSCF3262

    It won’t happen again this century.  On Tuesday evening (6/5/12), Venus began its passage in front of the Sun as seen from Earth. Because of Venus’ tilted orbit, this celestial site is rare. Earthlings won’t see this site …

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    05 Jun 12
  • Motorcycle Accident

    A 20-year-old Buffalo Lake man was injured Saturday afternoon after losing control of his motorcycle and crashing about 5 miles northwest of Stewart. Renville County authorities say Zachariah Wieweck was airlifted to HCMC for treatment. His condition was …

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    05 Jun 12
  • Rep Dean Urdahl

    Republican State Representative Dean Urdahl of Grove City has filed for election to House District 18A. Urdahl says he’ll continue to fight for the interests of his district and rural Minnesota. He says jobs and our economy …

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    05 Jun 12
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    A 21-year-old Arlington woman is in critical condition following a motorcycle pile-up on Highway 169 Saturday afternoon. The State Patrol says that 8 people riding motorcycles were involved in the crash. The drivers were reportedly taking the Highway …

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    04 Jun 12
  • OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

    When the summer sun shines and temperatures climb, conditions are ripe for Minnesota lakes to produce harmful algal blooms. The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) is reminding people that some types of algae can harm …

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    04 Jun 12