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  • Gator Swimmer Lacey Entzi Advances to State

    Minnewaska Area seventh grader Lacey Entzi earned a trip to the state swimming meet after her second place finish in the 500 yard free style at the girls’ Section 6A swimming and diving finals, held Saturday in …

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    11 Nov 13
  • Pioneer Public TV to Add Production Trailer

    With more than 45,000 square miles in its viewing area, Pioneer Public TV (PPTV) has a lot of ground to cover. To serve this area, the local viewer-supported public television station is launching plans to …

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    11 Nov 13
  • MPCA Levies Fines in 63 Enforcement Cases

     In its ongoing efforts to promote environmental compliance, the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency concluded 63 enforcement cases in 39 counties throughout Minnesota during the third quarter of 2013.   Penalties from all 63 cases totaled …

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    07 Nov 13
  • “Come Grow With Us” Series: Nature on the Holiday Table

    BRING NATURE TO THE HOLIDAY TABLE Want to make your holiday table especially stunning?  Join Lois Schmidgall, owner of Creations, an Event Studio in Alexandria and a Certified Floral Designer and Wayne Lesmeister, owner of Wayne-N-Jeans …

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    07 Nov 13
  • Local Counties Receive Health Grants from State

    Continuing the effort to improve the health of Minnesotans, and reduce health care costs through low-cost, preventive measures, the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) has awarded more than $21.2 million in Statewide Health Improvement Program …

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    07 Nov 13
  • Stevens Land Assessments Show Increase in Ag Property

    The assessed values of Stevens County properties are on the rise, according to County Assessor Judy Thorstad. In particular, agricultural property values again saw an increase, following the trend of recent years.   Ag land …

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    06 Nov 13
  • House Investment Committee in Grant, Pope, and Stevens

    The House Capital Investment Committee will visit several sites in Southwest and Central Minnesota this week, hearing from constituents on projects for possible consideration in the 2014 Bonding Bill.   There are twenty-one members in …

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    06 Nov 13
  • Elections Results Trickling In

    Tuesday, November 5 was Election Day and on Wednesday, November 6, results are being posted. Polling results in most West Central Minnesota voting districts are still pending, with results being tallied and submitted to the …

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    06 Nov 13