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  • Honoring a Fallen Soldier

    In honor and remembrance of Sergeant Matthew Allen Harmon, Governor Mark Dayton has ordered all U.S. flags and Minnesota flags to be flown at half-staff at all state and federal buildings in the State of …

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    27 Aug 11
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    The Minnesota Department of Transportation has announced the recipients of about $3.8 million in federal grants for 16 projects to improve the conditions and quality of bicycling and walking to school. The grants come from …

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    27 Aug 11
  • Stiftungsfest150Logorevised

    Minnesota’s oldest continuously-running festival celebrates its sesquicentennial this weekend. Norwood Young America’s Stiftungsfest kicks off its 150th year this (Friday) evening. Stiftungsfest Board Member Kurt Wilson says it promises to be a fun-filled weekend with …

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    26 Aug 11
  • No Wake-Wright County

    The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources and Wright County Soil and Water have advised that lakes levels have dropped below the High Water Ordinance threshold on the following lakes: Bass, Cedar, Louisa, Marie, Caroline.

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    22 Aug 11
  • 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
  • Arson Investigation

    The State Fire Marshal’s Office is investigating an arson fire at a home south of Dassel Friday evening. Authorities say the home was under foreclosure and was not occupied. The Meeker County Sheriff’s Office says …

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    16 Aug 11