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WEM Building Request Resoundingly Defeated

More than six in 10 people voting in the Waterville-Elysian-Morristown ISD 2143 building bond special election said no to the district's $28.66 million proposal.

Voting Tuesday took place in the school buildings in Elysian, Morristown and Waterville and the turnout was exceptional, with 920 votes cast in Waterville, 621 in Morristown and 479 in Elysian

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Faribault Care Center
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Faribault and Owatonna Nursing Homes Taken Over by Minnesota Department of Health

The Minnesota Department of Health announced Friday they were taking over control of the Faribault Care Center and Owatonna Care Center nursing homes.

A receivership order was granted by a Ramsey County judge Thursday

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Supt. Sesker on KDHL Feb. 18, 2015
Supt. Sesker on KDHL Feb. 18, 2015
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MSHSL Dance Discipline May Come Soon

Earlier this month, the Minnesota State High School League tabled until their June meeting any decision concerning disciplinary action against schools involved in the state dance team competition in February

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Minnesota Fishing Fast Facts

The Minnesota fishing opener is May 9. Don't forget to get your license. And remember to grab something for mom on your way home from the lake.

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Power 96's Mike Eiler and Bryan Cantu hang out at the KDHL/Power 96 booth at the 2015 Faribault Business Expo. Tamara Gruhot / Townsquare Media
Power 96's Mike Eiler and Bryan Cantu hang out at the KDHL/Power 96 booth at the 2015 Faribault Business Expo. Tamara Gruhot / Townsquare Media
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Check out the 2015 Faribault Business Expo

The 2015 Faribault Business Expo is happening now at the Faribault Ice Arena. The expo runs until 7PM and features more than 60 businesses and organizations. Many of the businesses were handing out treats, or the opportunity to register to win great prizes

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trap shoot at state in Alexandria
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Trap Shooting Expansion Continues; Owatonna Gun Club Receives Grant

High school trap shooting is the fastest-growing sport in Minnesota. Owatonna High School does not offer the activity, but several local teams shoot at the Owatonna Gun Club.

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Boating Safety Week is May 16-22. Photo courtesy of Minnesota DNR
Boating Safety Week is May 16-22. Photo courtesy of Minnesota DNR
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Make 2015 a Safe Boating Season

Before launching into open water, boaters are reminded to inspect their boats and boating equipment and review regulations, which can be found in the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources' 2015 Minnesota Boating Guide.

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What to do When a Tornado Warning is Issued

Here are some tornado safety tips from the National Weather Service Storm Prediction Center:

1. If your house has a basement:  Avoid windows. Get in the basement and under some kind of sturdy protection, such as a heavy table or work bench, or cover yourself with a mattressor sleeping bag. The weather ser

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Rice County Burning Ban Lifted

The burning restrictions in Rice County have been lifted as of 8AM Thursday, April 16. The Rice County Sheriff's Department urges caution if you are burning, because the county is still lacking moisture

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Severe Weather Awareness Week: Thursday

During Severe Weather Awareness Week, Thursday brings tornadoes to our attention.

On Thursday, April 16, the state will issue two tornado drills at 1:45PM and 6:55PM. The first drill is intended for businesses and schools

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