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  • Hunger Solutions

    The Minnesota Department of Human Services will be hosting their third annual Commissioner’s Circle of Excellence Awards ceremony today (Monday, 2 p.m.), honoring eight organizations that have made outstanding contributions to human services program clients …

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    16 Dec 13
  • Holiday Train

      The Canadian Pacific Holiday Train will be in West Central Minnesota this week, stopping in Glenwood, Alexandria, and Elbow Lake today (Monday) and tomorrow. The Holiday Train will be in Glenwood on Monday at …

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    16 Dec 13
  • jasonHodson

    Jason Hodson ’15, Hutchinson, is assisting Drew Israels-Swenson, manager of the Someplace Safe Thrift Store, with a marketing strategy. Someplace Safe is a nonprofit organization working to eliminate violence in west central Minnesota and beyond. …

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    12 Dec 13
  • Farm Bill

    The four lead members of the US Senate and House Agriculture Committees continue to meet this week, working to put together a Farm Bill palatable to both houses of Congress and the President. Lead Democrat …

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    12 Dec 13
  • Morris Police

    The Morris Police Department is investigating a fatal collision, reporting a train struck a motor vehicle in Morris Wednesday, December 11. Lisa Daleo, of Alberta, Minnesota, has been identified as the vehicle’s sole occupant and …

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    12 Dec 13
  • Equal Housing Opportunity Logo

    Minnesota faces the reality of an aging population, rising health care costs, and an increasing demand for government services with reduced revenue. Yet many counties, cities, and schools have refused to let the traditional approaches …

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    11 Dec 13
  • Deer

    Minnesota hunters harvested 164,550 deer during 2013, according to preliminary numbers announced by the Department of Natural Resources.  Through the beginning of December, firearms hunters harvested 144,000 deer, a 6 percent drop from the 153,000 harvested …

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    11 Dec 13
  • New London Schools

    On Thursday, December 6, Minnesota Management and Budget announced that the budget forecast shows a projected budget surplus of $1.08 billion for fiscal years 2014-15. The first $246 million of the surplus will be used to …

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    09 Dec 13