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  • Cosmos Construction Grant

    A $1.9 million federal transportation grant has been awarded for the reconstruction of state Highway 4 through Cosmos. The grant was part of a $7.2 million grant allocation for 10 separate Minnesota projects that was …

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    19 Aug 11
  • Fatal Fire Investigation

    A former Minnesota State student death from a fire has been determined as a suicide. An autopsy showed that 21 year old Ayush Bhattorai died as a result of carbon monoxide poisoning due to smoke …

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    19 Aug 11
  • MN Unemployment Rate

    Last month’s three-week state government shutdown had its predicted effect in the state’s jobless numbers for July. About 22,000 state workers were laid off during the July 1-19 shutdown, leading to a rise of 0.4 …

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    19 Aug 11
  • Assault Sentencing

    A 22-year-old Grove City man has been sentenced 180 days in jail, seven years of probation and a $1,000 fine on a second-degree assault charge in connection to a July 3rd incident that included shooting …

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    18 Aug 11
  • Paynesville Airport Improvements

    The Paynesville Municipal Airport will be seeing some improvements in the near future with the help of recently approved federal funding. A federal grant of $147,250 will be used to improve its runway, taxiway and …

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    17 Aug 11
  • Burning Bales Block Roads

    Stearns County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help in locating those responsible for putting hay bales and cornstalks on roads and setting them on fire. Deputies were called at 2 a.m. Tuesday about …

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    17 Aug 11
  • Superintendent to Retire

    Eden Valley-Watkins plans to hire a full-time superintendent next year to replace Larry Peterson. The St. Cloud Times reports Peterson is leaving June 30th. Peterson is in his 11th year on the job. The 62-year-old …

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    17 Aug 11
  • Pollution Penalty

    A Chanhassen company, Roberts Automatic Products, will pay a civil penalty of almost nine thousand dollars to the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency for alleged hazardous waste violations. MPCA Officials say the violations involved the evaluation, …

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    16 Aug 11