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  • Emergency Siren

    Emergency sirens statewide will sound today to allow people to practice their response in the event of a tornado. The drill is part of Severe Weather Awareness Week. The sirens will go off at 1:45 …

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    19 Apr 12
  • Caterpillar Thirty

    The history of the Caterpillar Tractor Company and its founder, C. L. Best, will be the topic of the annual meeting of the Cokato Historical Society on Tuesday, April 24, 7:00 p.m., in the Centennial …

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    19 Apr 12
  • GlencoeGardenCenter1

    A former Glencoe businessman and his wife have been ordered to pay $20,000 over the next 2 years in a settlement agreement. The owners of the former Glencoe Garden Center, Bryan and Joyce Koepp were …

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    18 Apr 12
  • Motorcycle Crash

    A Minnesota man is dead after wrecking his motorcycle in suburban St. Louis, allegedly while avoiding police. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that 24-year-old Bryan Newhouse of Menahga died in the crash and a passenger, …

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    18 Apr 12
  • A rescue helicopter flies over the Costa Concordia cruise ship that ran aground off the west coast of Italy, at Giglio island

    The family of a Minnesota couple who died when a cruise ship capsized in January are thanking the Italian rescue and recovery crew that found them. Italian authorities announced Tuesday that the remains of Gerald …

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    18 Apr 12
  • Hutchinson Rainbow April 18th 2012

    Planting continued this past week amid cooler temperatures that settled across the region, according to the USDA, NASS, Minnesota Field Office. For the week ending April 15, temperatures fell well below freezing across several areas …

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    18 Apr 12
  • United Way 2011

    United Way of McLeod County Board President Russ Trettin has announced that the organization received pledges for $255,500 during its 2011-12 campaign. That number represents 98.3% of the $260,000 campaign need established during the Community …

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    17 Apr 12
  • Arlington MN

    The Sibley County Sr. Expo is today (Tuesday, April 17).   The annual event is being held at the Arlington Community Center. The day will begin with muffins, coffee & juice being served at 9 …

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    17 Apr 12