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Luverne Makes Debut Appearance In State Hockey Tournament

The state hockey tournament is what every high school hockey player dreams about; a glorious tradition in the state of hockey. And it’s a tradition that the town of Luverne has never been a part of, until Wednesday. The town of 4,700 turned out in full, including Mayor Patrick Baustian, who led cheers instead of leading the government.

03/05/2014

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PODCAST PAGE: The WCCO Morning News With Dave Lee…. 3-5-14

To listen to Wednesday’s MORNING TAKE with BLOIS OLSON Click     To hear MIKE MAX discuss the BOYS STATE HOCKEY TOURNAMENT and the WILD’s TRADE Click  To listen to IRRRB COMMISSIONER TONY SERTICH talk […]

03/05/2014

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Prep Blog: Edina, East Grand Forks Are State Hockey Favorites

When the puck drops Wednesday morning at Xcel Energy Center, it’ll mark one of the most exciting and entertaining weeks of state tournament action. Between two classes, 16 of the top boys high school hockey teams in Minnesota will converge on St. Paul this week.

03/04/2014

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Dayton, Klobuchar And Others Survey Storm Damage

Gov. Mark Dayton and a trio of federal elected officials are heading to areas of southern Minnesota where a spring snow and ice storm hit the hardest.

04/13/2013

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Ice Storm Damages, Closes Blue Mounds State Park

Ice storm damage in southwestern Minnesota has led to the closure of the campground at Blue Mounds State Park near Luverne through April 21.

04/11/2013

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Juveniles From Treatment Program Moved To Armory

More than two dozen juveniles from a residential treatment center that lost power in an ice storm have been moved to a National Guard armory in southwestern Minnesota.

04/11/2013

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State Emergency Center Opens After Spring Snow Storm

Spring snow fall has triggered partial activation of the State Emergency Operations Center (SEOC).

04/10/2013

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Finding Minnesota: Bringing Bison Back

It seems hard to fathom, but western settlement nearly wiped out the nation’s bison herd — some 30 to 60 million animals. That herd stretched from Minnesota’s grasslands to the Rocky Mountains. But over the years, hard work has brought the bison back.

10/03/2012

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Gevo Starts Commercial Production At Minn. Plant

The biofuels and renewable chemicals company Gevo Inc. has started commercial production of bio-based isobutanol at its plant in Luverne, Minn.

05/24/2012

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Santorum Tells Minnesotans The Race Is Still On

As political eyes remain fixed on Florida, Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum delivered a message to Minnesotans: The race is still on.

01/30/2012

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Santorum Denounces ‘Gutter Politics’ Of Opponents

Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum denounced the “gutter politics” of his opponents Monday as he turned his campaign away from a potentially futile effort in Florida in hopes of regaining momentum in the Midwest.

01/30/2012

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Santorum Plans Campaign Event In Minnesota

Out of the Florida hunt, Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum plans two Midwestern stops Monday, including one in Minnesota

01/29/2012

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Hot Weather Causes Pavement Failure Near Luverne

MnDOT crews are repairing a section of Interstate 90 near Luverne in southwestern Minnesota after hot, humid weather caused the pavement to fail.

07/19/2011

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Eastbound I-90 Near Luverne Reopens After Crash

The eastbound lanes of Interstate 90 have reopened after a deadly crash near Luverne in southwestern Minnesota.

03/29/2011