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Minnesota State Capitol Essay Contest Announced

Grand opening festivities for the new Minnesota State Capitol are planned for the weekend of August 11-13 this summer. Lt. Gov. Tina Smith and the State Capitol Grand Opening Planning Committee have announced an essay contest for Minnesota students...

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Severe Weather Moving Through Parts Of Southeastern Minnnesota

Parts of Rice, Goodhue and Wabasha counties have experienced some severe thunderstorms on Monday night. Here are some of the severe weather reports...

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Owatonna Ice Skating Show is Saturday

The Owatonna figure skating club invites you to their 2017 Road Trip Ice Show on Saturday, March 11, starting at 2PM. This year's show at the Four Seasons will feature music from artists such as Alicia Keys, Kiss, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Blues Brothers, Johnny Cash, Elvis and more...

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Tornado Watch Until 10PM For Southern Minnnesota

The National Severe Storms forecast center has issued a Tornado Watch in effect until 10PM for a large portion of Southern Minnnesota.

Counties included in the area are: Dakota, Dodge, Faribault, Fillmore, Freeborn, Goodhue, Isanti, Jackson, Le Sueur, Mower, Rice, Scott, Sibley, Steele, Wabasha, Waseca, Watonwan and Winona...

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9 Little-Known Minnesota Traffic Laws

I was curious as to some of the strange or forgotten Minnesota driving laws that are on the books. Some of these I had thought had been changed, but I guess not...

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Maple Syruping Time at River Band

The maple syrup taps are flowing at River Bend Nature Center in Faribault. About 240 gallons have been collected so far and volunteers need to help in the collection of sap and also to keep the fire going at the evaporator...

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High Winds, Heavy Thunderstorms Possible In Southern Minnnesota

With the mild temperatures on Monday come some high winds and some heavy, possibly severe, thunderstorms, according to the National Weather Service...

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Minnesota House Committee Considers ‘Sticker’ Bill to Make Sure Voting Adults Are Rewarded Equally

Minnesota lawmakers have until May 22 to figure out things like healthcare relief, a one billion dollar infrastructure plan and public school funding. So I'm surprised they even have time to address trivial issues like this.

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Owatonna Observes International Women’s Day on March 8

International Women's Day will be observed in Owatonna on Wednesday, March 8. A rally is planned for Central Park between 5-6PM. The rally will feature music and speakers and the public is invited...

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Celebrating Weird/Odd Holidays

I am one of "those people." I look for the obscure, odd, and slightly tilted events. I have found a great website that tracks all sorts of trivia tidbits and, you know, almost every day has some reason for celebration...

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