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  • dense fog

    A dense fog advisory is in effect until 9 this morning (Monday). The National Weather Service says driving may be difficult through mid-morning. A dense fog advisory means visibility will frequently be reduced to less …

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    17 Oct 16
  • Fatal Crash

    A Nicollet man is dead after crashing his motorcycle Saturday morning. The State Patrol says 31-year-old Joel Miller was westbound on Highway 99 coming to the intersection with Highway 14 on the west side of …

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    17 Oct 16
  • Emergency

    SHAKOPEE, Minn. (AP) — Authorities say a father and son were electrocuted on the family’s farm in Scott County southwest of Minneapolis. The two were handling an auger when it hit an overhead power line …

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    17 Oct 16
  • 60 MPH

    Four two-lane highways in south central Minnesota will have speed limit increases from 55 miles per hour to 60 miles per hour by Friday, October 21st. Those highways include Highway 5 from Highway 19 at …

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    17 Oct 16
  • Leaf Peeping

    (Learfield News Service/Duluth, MN)  –  The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources reports nearly two-thirds of the trees in the state have changed color.  Right now is the best time to go “leaf peeping.”  Hotels and …

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    17 Oct 16
  • Prince Tribute Concert

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Stevie Wonder and Chaka Khan had the crowd partying like it was 1999 all over again at a tribute concert to the late mega star Prince. Khan brought Wonder onstage …

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    14 Oct 16
  • Minnesota Nurses Association

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Nurses at five Allina Health hospitals in Minnesota have approved a contract to return to work. A majority of rank-and-file members of the Minnesota Nurses Association on Thursday voted to ratify the …

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    14 Oct 16
  • Daudt

    (Learfield News Service/Willmar, MN) House Speaker Kurt Daudt is sounding the alarm after a report predicting skyrocketing premiums for those buying health insurance through the MNsure state exchange. In Willmar Thursday, Daudt said a couple …

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    14 Oct 16