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  • MN DOT

    ST. PAUL, Minn. – Major bridge construction, new interchanges and road resurfacing were a big part of the 2013 construction season, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation.    This year’s program included more than …

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    04 Nov 13
  • Voting

    Several West Central Minnesota school districts will open polls today (Tuesday), in an effort to increase or extend funding for education. There are also several municipal elections scheduled in West Central Minnesota today. The Chokio-Alberta …

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    04 Nov 13
  • UMM Archaeologists

      A team of archaeology students led by Rebecca Dean, associate professor of anthropology at the University of Minnesota, Morris, will help restore the Boerner family cemetery near Herman. The team aims to excavate, catalog, …

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    04 Nov 13
  • Twelfth Night

    The University of Minnesota, Morris Theatre Discipline’s 2013–14 season opens with the oceanic flair of William Shakespeare’s beloved comedy Twelfth Night. Siobhan Bremer, associate professor of theatre arts, directs the whimsical comedy of mistaken identity and …

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    29 Oct 13
  • jay Mcnamar chatting

    To the editor: Just days ago our federal government was shutdown and we were headed for a default on our national finances. Other than frustration, the emotion that this problem brought out in me was pride.  Not …

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    29 Oct 13
  • MN State patrol lights

    Halloween party goers beware: law enforcement agencies around the state will be increasing their presence this weekend to crack down on impaired drivers, an effort coordinated by Department of Public Safety (DPS) Office of Traffic …

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    29 Oct 13
  • Swift County Sheriff

    On October 26, 2013 at approximately 8:39 PM, on Highway 12 near the city of Kerkhoven, a Swift County Deputy Sheriff had initiated a traffic stop on later model silver colored Pontiac Grand Prix type …

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    29 Oct 13
  • Dentist

    A dental outreach clinic for children ages 1-12 has been planned for this month in Grant County. A limited number of appointments are also available to older siblings of the 1-12 years old children at …

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    21 Oct 13