ALSO: Sled racers laugh in face of cold; New Ulm diocese priests want names stricken from list; 3 dead, 1 missing in Winona river accident; and more.
ALSO: Group says rural Minnesota is losing influence; Minnesota River board dissolves; St. Cloud to rejuvenate Lincoln statue; and more.
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ALSO: Minnesota cop cars invade Calgary for TV show; Winona celebrates Transgender Day of Remembrance; Worthington-area farmers see benefits of cover crops; and more.
The Southwest Initiative created the “Keep It Growing” program in 2006.
ALSO: Rock used to rob Cloquet bank; Upper Minnesota River communities fight demographics; missing kayaker’s body found; Rice County biodigester plan gathers steam; and more.
ALSO: St. Peter teacher whips a backpack at a student; Kerfuffle in Red Wing over student suspensions; Crystal Sugar can’t get cash to beet farmers; St. Cloud preps for new bishop.
ALSO: Winona-area famers happy with corn, bean crops; vandals strike Mankato church again; Rochester schools to re-evaluate teacher evaluation; and more.
ALSO: Squirrels cause problems in Mankato; New Ulm doctor sentenced; Northfield cops look into thefts; loss of Brownsville’s top cop is trouble; and more.
ALSO: Southern Minnesota hunters seek land; Willmar board splits over superintendent contract; Minnesota River kayaker legally declared dead; Winona may monitor frac sand air quality.
ALSO: Islamic Center pulls back on development in St. Cloud; MnDOT warns leaf gazers to watch for farm equipment; e-cigs an issue in southern Minnesota, and more.
ALSO: Austin Herald examines decade of race, crime statistics; food scarcity a problem in Steele County; Winnebago brings in Dumpsters; and more.
ALSO: Good day for waterfowl opener; badgers make a mess out of cemetery; Rochester man falls 70 feet from bluff; and more.
ALSO: Women accuse Willmar priest of abuse; Honeycrisp apples are looking good this season; state topsoil moisture looks good; Austin’s Hempfest a mellow success.
Moorhead council candidate vows to spend locally; garbage dumping leads to scuffle in Clarks Grove; Moorhead increases levy 11%; and more.
ALSO: Apple growers optimistic about harvest; sequestration his Mankato poor; loss of medical care in Blooming Prairie reflects national trend; and more.
ALSO: Pheasant, duck harvests up; Moorhead man drinks beer, drives fast with kids in car; Worthington eighth-graders get iPads; Willmar Utilities warns of scam; and more.
ALSO: Worthington newspaper looks at child sex trafficking; sunny days are drying out the fields; despite reports to the positive, Hermann the German’s footprint is fake; and more.
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