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    A Shakopee man is dead after a head-on crash Friday evening in Carver County. 40-year-old Martin Ballines Rios died at the scene. The State Patrol says Rios was driving southbound in the northbound lane of …

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    19 Nov 11
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    Wright County authorities are investigating a robbery at a South Haven convenience store Wednesday evening. At 7:30 PM the Wright County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a robbery at the Tesoro station at 411 …

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    19 Nov 11
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    McDonalds is searching for a new eggs supplier after results of an ABC News exclusive investigation featuring undercover tape filmed at Sparboe Farms. The tape shows unsanitary conditions and extreme animal cruelty – prompting McDonalds …

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    18 Nov 11
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    After earning first place in the Minnesota 4-H State Project Bowl competition last April, the Wright County 4-H Dairy Bowl team competed in the National 4-H Dairy Quiz Bowl in Louisville, Kentucky, this month (November). …

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    17 Nov 11
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    Xcel Energy has agreed to seek a considerably smaller two-year rate increase than what it originally requested, in part because the energy utility plans to delay planned upgrades to its Monticello nuclear plant. Xcel reached …

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    16 Nov 11
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    A new report by the USDA says sales of local foods, whether sold direct to consumers at farmers markets or through intermediaries such as grocers or restaurants, amounted to $4.8 billion in 2008. That’s a …

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    16 Nov 11
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    The third annual online “Give to the Max Day” kicked off at midnight and continues throughout the day (Wednesday). Hundreds of nonprofits around the state are hoping to secure matching grants. Event Spokesperson Dana Nelson …

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    16 Nov 11
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    There’s a new hydrologist in the area. Garry Bennett, the new area hydrologist for the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, will be focusing in on the water resources of McLeod, Renville and Sibley counties. Hydrologists …

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    16 Nov 11