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Law Changes Making Absentee Voting Easier (10/23/14)

Voters can obtain an absentee ballot to vote early in the November 4th general election either in person or by mail without having to cite a legally recognized excuse as required before a 2013 law change.   Secretary of State Mark Richie said...

County Hires Mankato Group to Help With Courthouse Improvements (10/22/14)

On Tuesday, the Faribault County Commissioners approved hiring I & S Group of Mankato of inspect and design possible improvements in the Courthouse and adjoining buildings.  The...

Strong Harvest Progress Made Due to Dry Weather (10/21/14)

According to the USDA, dry weather across much of the state allowed Minnesota Farmers to make strong harvest progress last week.  Nicky Miranowski, Director of the Faribault County FSA Office said that most of the soybeans in Faribault County have been harvested but slow progress is being made in harvesting corn due to the high moisture content.
Last week there were 6.1 days

Pregnant Woman Rolls Vehcile North of Vernon Center (10/21/14)

A pregnant woman has been taken to the hospital after authorities say she rolled her vehicle north of Vernon Center.  According to State Patrol, the driver, Stephanie Wood, 31, of...

Kiester Man Takes Plea Deal After Giving Mankato Police Officer "Wet Willy" (10/

A former Kiester man accused of licking his fingers and poking a Mankato Police Officer in both ears has pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor to avoid a felony charge.  The Mankato Free Press...

Hillary Clinton To Visit Twin Cities on Thursday (10/20/14)

Minnesota Democrats are calling on Hillary Rodham Clinton to help build enthusiasm among their voters as re-election bids of Gov. Mark Dayton and Sen. Al Franken near their conclusion...
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