Civil War Reenactment

Students reenact Civil War

Most students learn about the Civil War through textbooks and films, but some southern Minnesota students are doing it through reenactment.

Carbon Emissions

President asks to clean up air

The president has set a goal of reducing carbon emissions by nearly a third over the next 15 years, but Minnesota is being asked to do a lit…

MN RETIREMENTS-PKG

Facing “early” retirement

Pressure is mounting for area police and firefighters as new pension plans are forcing some to choose retirement much sooner.

Wind Farm

Wind farm project ready to begin

After some ups and downs that led to delays, work on a southern Minnesota wind farm project should be starting soon.

Jeff Johnson to run against Gov. Mark Dayton

Johnson wins GOP backing for governor

Hennepin County Commissioner Jeff Johnson has secured the endorsement of state Republican convention delegates in his bid for Minnesota gove…

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A local fire department is filling pools

It’s that time of year, home swimming pools are starting to reappear. But, sometimes when the kids are ready to beat the heat and jump in, t…

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Bumper sticker awareness

We’ve all seen them, the stick figure sticker families on the back of vans or SUV’s that proud parents display, but are they as harmless as …