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Bicyclist Hospitalized After Being Run Over By Tractor

A 51-year-old Rochester man was air lifted to a hospital Sunday after being hit by a tractor, north of Pine Island, Minn.

09/29/2014

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Officials: 2 Killed, Trooper Injured In Cannon Falls Crash

Two people died Friday afternoon in Cannon Falls, officials say, when their car pulled out in front a State Patrol squad car. The crashed happened near the intersection of 65th Street and County Road 24 just after 2:30 p.m.

07/04/2014

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Police Still Looking For Thieves Targeting Veterans’ Graves

Police in southeastern Minnesota are looking into a rash of robberies in which thieves target cemeteries, taking brass markers that show a deceased veteran’s military service.

06/03/2014

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1 Killed In Head-On Crash In Goodhue County

The Minnesota State Patrol is investigating a fatal crash that happened Monday morning in Goodhue County. Few details were immediately available, but the State Patrol said the crash happened at about 7:30 a.m.

05/12/2014

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Developers Formally Abandon Wind Farm Plan

Developers have formally abandoned their efforts to build a wind farm in Goodhue County of southeastern Minnesota that drew strong citizen opposition because of the threat to eagles and bats.

09/17/2013

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Police: 5-Year-Old Falls Out Of Skid Loader Bucket, Dies

A 5-year-old boy has died after falling out of the bucket of a skid loader, and then getting crushed by the machine, authorities said. The Goodhue County Sheriff’s Office got a call at 6:29 p.m. on Thursday that a boy had been injured in a skid loader accident at his residence on Sunset Trail in Cannon Falls Township.

08/23/2013

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Corn Crop Hindered By Wet Weather

Ed McNamara has been farming in Goodhue County for 36 years. As the old saying goes, he’s used to seeing corn knee-high by the Fourth of July. This year, he may not see it at all. “We’ve had wet periods but we’ve always been able to get a crop in. This is the first time that we’ve ever not been able to get the whole crop in,” McNamara said.

06/10/2013

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State Trooper Hit While Assisting Vehicle In Goodhue County

A Minnesota State Patrol officer was transported St. Mary’s Hospital in Rochester with non-life threatening injuries Tuesday morning after being involved in a crash while assisting a vehicle in a ditch, authorities say.

03/19/2013

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Fatal Semi Accident In Goodhue County

The Minnesota State Patrol says they are on scene at a fatal crash involving a semi in Goodhue County.

12/09/2012

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1 Dead, Child Critical After Head-On Crash With Semi

One person was killed and a child was critically injured after a head-on collision involving a semi truck in Goodhue County Thursday afternoon.

07/27/2012

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Fatal SUV-Semi Crash In Goodhue County

The Minnesota State Patrol is investigating a fatal two vehicle crash in Goodhue County Thursday afternoon.

07/26/2012

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Welch Slowly Recovering from Floods

People in Cannon Valley are slowly recovering after torrential rain left roads underwater, basements flooded and farm fields soaked.

06/18/2012

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Flooding Causes Partial Road Wash Out In Goodhue County

The state is saturated after another round of heavy rains. In Welch, a small town near Red Wing, a roadway washed away because of fast-rising waters.

06/18/2012

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Thursday’s Storm Topples S. Minn. Barn, Killing Cattle

Vicki and Galen Ordalen are picking up the pieces of their farm after Thursday’s storm knocked down trees and destroyed their barn.

06/15/2012

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Police: Red Wing Chase Ends With Man Jumping Into River

A 38-year-old Welch man is in jail after he led police on a chase through Red Wing early Thursday morning and jumped from a bridge into the Mississippi River.

05/17/2012

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