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    The Mississippi River Trail bicycle route received state and national recognition when state legislators designated the trail as Minnesota’s first state bikeway during the 2012 session and federal officials Monday announced approval of U.S. Bicycle …

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    22 May 12
  • robotics

    The alliance of Park (Cottage Grove), Prior Lake and Stillwater Area high schools won the inaugural state robotics championship sponsored by the Minnesota State High School League and FIRST Minnesota, the statewide organization that conducts …

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    21 May 12
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    This year’s finalists for the title of Princess Kay of the Milky Way have been named. The 12 young women from dairy farm backgrounds were selected at the conclusion of a three-day event for county dairy princesses held …

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    21 May 12
  • burger

    A Minnesota company is recalling about 450 pounds of steakhouse burgers because of misbranding and because they contain allergens that aren’t on the label. The recalls by J&B Group of Pipestone were announced Saturday by …

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    21 May 12
  • Head on crash

    Officials the Minnesota Department of Public Safety are going on a rooftop today (Monday) to talk about the physics of a car crash. DPS officials say if someone is not wearing a seat belt when …

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    21 May 12
  • emergency lights

    A rural Watkins man was killed Friday when his motorcycle apparently went off the road and into the edge of a farm field in Meeker County. 54-year-old John Dietman died at the scene. The Meeker County Sheriff’s …

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    19 May 12
  • windy

    Authorities say windy conditions Thursday caused a semi hauling a manufactured home to tip over in Meeker County on Highway 12. The incident happened just before 11am about a half mile west of County State …

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    19 May 12
  • Milk

    The operators of a Gibbon-area dairy farm face new criminal charges for selling unpasteurized milk products. The Hartmann Dairy Farm had been ordered to stop distributing it’s products in 2010 after they were linked to …

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    18 May 12