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  • Renville Sibley Fiber

    The RS Fiber Cooperative fiber optic broadband initiative will officially break ground on the project this Wednesday, July 8, in Sibley County. A groundbreaking ceremony will be held Wednesday morning at 9:00 am along Sibley …

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    07 Jul 15
  • soybean blooming

    One-third of Minnesota’s soybean acreage was in or beyond the blooming stage as of Sunday, according to USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service. There were 5.6 days suitable for fieldwork during the week but skies were …

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    07 Jul 15
  • MPCA

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency is expanding its air pollution warning due to smoke from wildfires in Canada. The agency on Monday expanded the alert previously issued for the northern …

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    07 Jul 15
  • Gwen Butcher

    (MNN/ Buffalo, MN) A rural Hutchinson woman was back in court today (Monday) in connection with the disappearance of Christopher Rossing of Howard Lake. Thirty-three-year-old Gwen Butcher is charged with second-degree murder, plus aiding and …

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    06 Jul 15
  • Fire

    Fire destroyed a Bird Island home Friday morning. The owners, Matthew and Linda Rham, were not home at the time of the fire. Renville County authorities say when crews arrived, the house was fully engulfed …

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    06 Jul 15
  • Emergency

    CASS LAKE, Minn. (AP) — Authorities say drunken boating may have been a factor in the death of an Eden Prairie woman who was thrown from a boat on Cass Lake in northern Minnesota.The Beltrami …

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    06 Jul 15
  • Salmonella

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — State officials say several recent cases of salmonella in Minnesota have been linked to stuffed chicken entrees that look cooked but are actually raw. The state health and agriculture departments …

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    03 Jul 15
  • Fatal Crash

    Two motorcyclists killed after they were thrown from a motorcycle in Carver County were husband and wife. According to the Carver County Sheriff’s Office, the crash was reported at 10:05 p.m. Wednesday on County Road …

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    03 Jul 15