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The Time to Prepare for Winter Driving is Before Snow Flies

Winter driving is a mental and physical challenge. The Minnesota Department of Public Safety wants motorists to take time now to prepare for the risks that lie ahead. In a blog on their website, the department recommends people prepare their cars for the change in season.

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Minnesota Now Home To The Second Meat Vending Machine in the US

It seems like they have vending machines for everything these days, but it turns out getting a meat vending machine the US is a little tough. There are only two in the entire United States. Minnesota's Steve Meat Market is home to the second one ever installed.

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Spring Snow Storm Causes Travel Delays Throughout Northern Midwest
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Sun Country Sets New Baggage Rates

As you are thinking about making those holiday air travel plans, Sun Country Airlines came out with some new baggage rate plans that will take affect on flights booked after October 25 but the good news is the rates won't start until flights after January 18.

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Six injured in Chain Reaction Crash Blamed on Deer

A semi-truck driver’s unsuccessful efforts to avoid striking a deer yesterday evening triggered a chain reaction crash on Highway 169 between St. Peter and LeSueur.

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Coyote Bites Apple Valley Woman

Friday morning an Apple Valley woman was bitten by a Coyote, while out jogging, according to the Apple Valley Police Department.

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Dress Up Your Pet to Benefit the Steele County Humane Society

Whether it's a dry run for Halloween or your pet enjoys donning a suit and tie, Sunday October 22 the Steele County Humane Society is hosting the "Canine Chic and Feline Fabulous" pet fashion show. Divisions include fancy, sports, Halloween and an open category.

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A ‘Dazzling’ Meteor Shower Is Peaking In Southeast Minnesota This Weekend

The Orionid meteor shower will be peaking between midnight and dawn on Friday or Saturday night.

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Youth 1st Rewards Owatonna and Medford Football Teams

Youth 1st of Owatonna has wrapped up its fourth year of working with the Owatonna Parks and Recreation youth football program. Nine teams from Owatonna and Medford were honored for their sportsmanship and will get a chance to be recognized during an upcoming Minnesota State University-Mankato football game.

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Mayo Clinic Will Be First to Get Next Gen MRI

The Mayo Clinic will soon become the first Medical Center in North America to employ a 7-Tesla MRI scanner.

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Minnesota’s Unemployment Nearly Steady for 7th Month

There has been very little change to Minnesota's jobless rate since March.

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