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  • Mosquito

    A Dassel resident says his doctor has confirmed that he has been infected with the West Nile virus. Nathan Lieberg, who lives about 2 1/2 miles north of Dassel on the north side of Long …

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    30 Aug 12
  • Duininck Inc

    A lawsuit filed against Renville County by Duininck Inc., of Prinsburg, could have statewide implications for determining when environmental assessment worksheets must be completed for the expansion of gravel pits. The West Central Tribune reports …

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    29 Aug 12
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    Tomorrow’s expected heat has already forced a few high school sporting events to move their starting times. In Football, Kickoffs for Mayer Lutheran at Eden Valley Watkins and Watertown Mayer at Rockford have been moved …

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    29 Aug 12
  • Lexi Erpenbach1

    New Stiftungsfest royalty was crowned this past Sunday in Norwood-Young America.The new Queen is Lexi Erpenbach. She was also chosen Miss Congeniality.First Princess is Devan Mellgren and 2nd Princess is Haley Peterson.

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    28 Aug 12
  • Lawnmower Ride

    Bob Harms of Kingston, Minnesota, is crossing the state at a maximum speed of 7 mph to raise funds for hearing-impaired children. Harms began the journey across the state Aug. 20 on a Toro lawnmower …

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    28 Aug 12
  • Corn Field

    Minnesota’s corn and soybean crops are maturing a bit faster than usual. In its weekly crop conditions report for Minnesota, the U.S. Department of Agriculture said 26 percent of the soybean crop has reached the …

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    28 Aug 12
  • Court Ruling

    Legislators have the duty to write ballot titles for proposed constitutional amendments, the Minnesota Supreme Court ruled Monday, eliminating those that Secretary of State Mark Ritchie rewrote earlier this year. The West Central Tribunre reports …

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    28 Aug 12
  • Spray Paint

    The Sibley County Sheriff’s Office is offering a $200 reward for information leading to the arrest of those responsible for a recent rash of vandalism throughout the county. Authorities have responded to approximately 10 incidents …

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    27 Aug 12