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Benefit Prize For Caledonia Fire Chief Stolen

Caledonia, in southeastern Minnesota, is known for its good sports teams and good hearts. They had put together a raffle to raise money for their ailing fire chief, who is suffering from ALS. According to KSTP TV, a benefit was being planned for Sept

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Minnesota State Patrol Plans Increased DWI Patrols Through Labor Day

If you are traveling for the Labor Day weekend, be aware that there will be increased patrols looking for impaired drivers. Those patrols will be out Aug. 21 through Labor Day.

According to the Minnesota Department of Public Safety, in the past five years, 479 people have lost their lives in drunken driving-related crashes in Minnesota

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4H students are still competing in the poultry department at the fair even though no animals are being brought in. Roy Koenig, Townsquare Media
4H students are still competing in the poultry department at the fair even though no animals are being brought in. Roy Koenig, Townsquare Media
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No Live Poultry at the Fair, but the 4-H Judging Goes On

There are no chickens or other live poultry at the Steele County Fair this year, or any other fair in the state. But Steele County 4-H students are still competing for ribbons.

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Bluebird Cakery Coming to Faribault

Bluebird Cakery in Faribault starts a kickstarter campaign for a retail store. According to their press release, starting in October there will be a new storefront in downtown Faribault. Bluebird Cakery will be hatching a new plan to continue serving Faribault customers after the farmers market ends

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Cardboard Boat Racing with Owatonna Park and Rec

Something new, something new! Here's something new from the Owatonna Park and Recreation: Cardboard Boat Racing.

Just make a boat and paddles out of cardboard and keep it together with duct tape and hopefully it will float. The team can be one or two peopl

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Cabela’s Summer Bash Draws a Big Crowd of Kids [PHOTOS]

Cabela's in Owatonna held its free kids fishing event Saturday, Aug. 8, with more than 250 kids coming out to enjoy the fishing, prizes and great weather.

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Living-Well Workshops Offered in Owatonna

Good medical care, making healthy decisions and following doctors' recommendations are all equally important for people with chronic health conditions.

Chronic diseases include diabetes, arthritis, fibromyalgia, anxiety, chronic pain, depression, high blood pressure and others

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University of Minnesota Athletic Director Resigns

creisinger thinkstcokAccording to the Associated Press, Gopher Athletic Director Norwood Teague says he is resigning after sending inappropriate text messages. University President Eric Kaler accepted the resignation effective immediately

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Thursday Night Weather Wrap-up from Southern Minnesota

The weather Thursday night brought either little to no rain or an inch or two of rain to the area. There were some severe thunderstorm warnings issued for around the Mankato and Nicollet County areas

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Weather Affecting Tonight’s Events in Faribault

The Concert in Central Park in Faribault was canceled tonight. There are showers and thunderstorms approaching the area. Storms to the west and north have been severe and a couple of tornado warnings were issued

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