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Lawmakers and Staff To Visit Southeastern Minnesota
Wednesday, April 20, members of U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar's staff will be coming to Austin. The public is invited to stop by the Mower County Senior Center at 400 Third Ave. N.E. at noon. This will be an opportunity to learn of resources and services available to Minnesota seniors...
Free GED Testing For Minnesotans
Governor Mark Dayton and Lt. Governor Tina Smith announce that General Educational Development or GED testing is now available at no cost to eligible Minnesotans through July of 2016.
$100,000 in additional funding from the federal Workforce Investment Act makes the GED test free through July...
Wal-Mart, Wells Fargo Class-Action Appeals Rejected
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is turning down appeals by Wal-Mart Stores Inc. and Wells Fargo & Co. of multimillion-dollar class-action judgments.
The high court orders Monday follow last month's decision upholding a $5.8 million judgment against Tyson Foods Inc.
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River Bend Nature Center Happenings
Here's a look at some of the events coming up at River Bend Nature Center in Faribault.
The teams are all set for the second annual Nature Trivia Bee set for Thursday, March 10. The public is invited to stop in free and watch the competition...
Senator Jensen To Hold Town Meetings
Saturday, February 13, Sen. Vicki Jensen will hold her "Second Saturday" gatherings with constituents in her district. She will be at the Out to Lunch in Waseca from 7-8AM, the Owatonna Elks from 10-11AM, and then the Coffee Shop in Faribault from 1-2PM...
Southern Minnesota Roads Closing
I-90 west of I-35 and state highways south of Highway 14 will be closing at 2PM today due to hazardous conditions.
As of 1PM, Steele County Sheriff Lon Thiele is advising no travel in Steele County due to deteriorating conditions. No travel is also advised for Waseca County...
Minnesota Bike Lobby Seeks Lower City Speed Limit
MINNEAPOLIS — Minnesota's bike lobby is hoping to get state legislators to lower speed limits on city streets around the state, arguing it would make cyclists and pedestrians safer.
The Star Tribune reports the state's bike lobby would like to see a speed limit of 25 mph...

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