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  • Ryan Winkler, 2

    Students from the University of Minnesota, Morris will host a conversation about the minimum wage for the Morris campus and community on Tuesday, December 3, from 6–7:30 p.m. in Humanities Fine Arts 6. Representatives Ryan Winkler and Jay McNamar, along with a panel of University faculty …

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    02 Dec 13
  • Valley Woods fire

     A Wendell furniture and cabinet business was engulfed in flames on Saturday (November 30). Valley Woods in Wendell sits on the south side of Highway 55 in Wendell, sandwiched between two other businesses. The Grant …

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    02 Dec 13
  • Dr. Robert Bosl

    Every weekday at 5 a.m.,  Dr. Robert Bosl of Starbuck, Minnesota, arises to make the 20 mile trip to Stevens Community Medical Center so he can round on his patients – then drives 20 miles …

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    02 Dec 13
  • Grant County Sheriff

    A Hoffman woman has turned to social media and online forums for help finding a missing truck. Tammy Saurer-Petersen says her vehicle was stolen from her driveway during the daylight hours on Saturday, November 11. …

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    26 Nov 13
  • Collin Peterson

    After two days of meetings last week–on Wednesday and Thursday, November 18 & 19–talks broke down on the U.S. Farm Bill. The bill has been in a conference committee between the House and Senate since …

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    26 Nov 13
  • Graph Dropping

     Jobless rates in western Minnesota counties decreased in the last two months.    The unadjusted unemployment rate in Stevens County was 2.8 percent in September, a decrease of 0.2 percent from August, according to figures …

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    26 Nov 13
  • Franken with Veterans

    From Senator Al Franken’s North Star Newsletter: One of the main reasons I wanted to become a Senator was to ensure that we as a country make good on our promises to veterans and their …

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    22 Nov 13
  • Deer

    Minnesota hunters harvested 128,814 deer through the second weekend of the 2013 firearms season, according to preliminary numbers announced Nov. 20 by the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. The season ended Sunday, Nov. 17, for all but …

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    22 Nov 13