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Cities Face Millions In Wastewater Upgrades, Repairs

Public works employees in the southwestern city of Minneota frequently hang inside manholes, poking with a long stick to move chunks of human waste and refuse that block sewer flow. The mayor of Winsted, a city of about 2,400, wonders how he’ll pay for a $7 million upgrade to the town’s wastewater treatment facility.


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Quality Apple Crop? It’s Hit And Miss

A cold snap in the middle of an abnormally warm spring left apple grower Joe Carlson unsure of how this season would turnout.


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MN Apple Orchard Shares Recipe For Success

‘Tis the season for picking, peeling, and pies. Its apple time in Minnesota and you may be thinking about baking up a sweet recipe.


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Man In Small Plane Crash Dies

Authorities say one of the two people involved in a small plane crash in Winsted, Minn. Monday afternoon has died.


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2 Hurt In Small Plane Crash At Winsted Airport

Two men have been taken to the hospital after a small plane crashed near the Winsted Airport Monday afternoon.


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Amputee Passes B’Ball Lessons On As Assistant Coach

To Dave Marquardt, farm life in rural Minnesota means taking care of his Holsteins and spending time with his son Adam, who he hopes will someday take over the family business.