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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 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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Operation Dry Water is an extra enforcement period to deter boating under the influence. Photo courtesy of the Minnesota DNR
Operation Dry Water is an extra enforcement period to deter boating under the influence. Photo courtesy of the 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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Severe Weather Awareness Week: Wednesday

Severe Weather Awareness Week is designed to refresh, remind and educate about seasonal threats from severe weather and how to avoid them. This is also a good time to practice emergency plans and build or refresh emergency preparedness kit

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Severe Weather Awareness Week: Tuesday

Severe Weather Awareness Week is April 13-17. Tuesday brings to attention Severe Weather, Lightning and Hail.

Thunderstorms affect relatively small areas, compared with most other storms. The typical thu

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Severe Weather Awareness Week Monday

Minnesota Severe Weather Awareness Week is April 13-17. The week is designed to refresh, remind and educate everyone about the seasonal threats from severe weather and how to avoid them. It's the time to make and practice emergency plans and build or refresh your emergency preparedness kit

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Freeborn County Sheriff's Office
Freeborn County Sheriff's Office
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Freeborn County Releases Picture of Ring Found with Body

Freeborn County authorities have released the picture of a ring found with a body alongside a freeway. Officials are hoping for leads in determining the identity of the person.

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