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MnDOT Advises No Travel Due to Storm

Despite the high temperatures and sunshine we enjoyed earlier in the week, winter in Minnesota is not over just yet. The forecast projects that we could receive up to 12 inches of snow, so keep the boots and shovel handy and get ready to take extra precautions on the road. For your safety, the Minnesota Department of Transportation has sent out a news release advising avoiding unnecessary travel. Read more to see the full release. 

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Southern Minnesota Winter Storm Update

According to the National Weather Service, a blizzard warning is now in effect for south-central Minnesota, including the Mankato area, I-90 corridor and the Faribault, Redwing and Owatonna areas...

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Six Minnesota Communities on Best Hockey Towns in America List

For the second consecutive year, Mankato is the highest-ranked Minnesota town on the SmartAsset website's list of best hockey towns in America...

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Mike’s Rules For Driving on I-35

Interstate 35 is a major north/south Interstate Highway that runs from Texas to Minnesota that splits into I-35E and I-35W in Burnsville and reconnects just south of Forest Lake to continue on to Duluth...

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Winter Storm Watch For Southern Minnesota

Update: Hard to believe with the weather on Tuesday, but what could be the strongest winter storm of the season is expected to track across the plains Thursday, to Iowa on Thursday night, and Wisconsin by Friday...

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Minnesota School Bus Driver Appreciation Day is Feb. 22

So, you've never heard of Minnesota School Bus Driver Appreciation Day? Of course you haven't; we haven't had one yet. The first is coming up in a few days...

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Rice County Sheriff Advises Keeping Vehicles Off Area Lakes

Rice County Sheriff Troy Dunn recently issued an advisory recommending people keep their vehicles off the lakes.

Dunn told KDHL/Power 96 Radio it takes his deputies about 30 minutes to get to the scene, "so time is not on your side if you go through that ice...

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Southern Minnesotans Who Made Their Mark

This isn't about a Southern Minnesota town's most famous citizen, but rather about a person or, in one case, a creature that made its mark but may have been forgotten...

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Minnesota Drinking Age to Be Lowered?

Should the Minnesota drinking age be lowered? One bill is suggesting, yes.

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Seasonal Load Limits Take Effect Friday

This is a sure sign of spring, even though I am sure old man winter will be back a couple of times yet this winter. I received a notification from the Minnesota Department of Transportation that Seasonal Load Limits will go on Friday February 17, at 12:01AM...

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