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                Stevens County has committed to a five-county combined public health group.             At yesterday’s county board meeting, commissioners gave formal approval to move forward with plans to combine the administration and delivery of services …

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    19 Mar 14
  • drunk driver penalty

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Two Republican lawmakers want the Minnesota Legislature to strengthen the maximum penalty for repeat drunk-driver offenders. Rep. Chris Swedzinski of Ghent and Sen. Gary Dahms of Redwood Falls appeared at …

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    18 Mar 14
  • blue earth

    WINONA, Minn. (AP) — A Blue Earth-area priest has admitted to fondling a girl while he was attending dinner at her grandmother’s home. The Rev. Leo Koppala pleaded guilty Monday to second-degree criminal sexual conduct …

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    18 Mar 14
  • ecigs

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota Poison Control System officials say they’re seeing a sharp increase in the number of young people being harmed by e-cigarette liquid. In 2012, the poison center received five reports …

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    18 Mar 14
  • lac qui parle county

    MADISON, Minn. (AP) — Authorities in Lac qui Parle County say the cause of death for a high school standout football player remains under investigation. County Sheriff Rick Halvorson said Tuesday toxicology tests are still …

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    18 Mar 14
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    Spring truck weight restrictions on state highways begin today for Minnesota’s central frost zone, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation.  The Central frost zone extends south from the southern limit of the North-Central zone …

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    18 Mar 14
  • alex police

    The Alexandria Police Department is asking you to give them a call if you have information regarding a robbery at the AllStop at 610 South McKay in Alexandria.  They were called to a business alarm …

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    18 Mar 14
  • green plains otter tail ethanol

    A Fergus Falls ethanol plant has resumed producing ethanol after a fire last week. Green Plains Otter Tail, a subsidiary of Green Plains Renewable Energy Inc., began producing ethanol Sunday.  The plant was temporarily shut …

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    18 Mar 14