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The comedy “Black Hearts and Bearded Ladies” will be presented at Albany High School Friday, Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 21 – 23. Performances will be held at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday and at 2 p.m. Sunday. The comedy will be presented in three acts, where the audience will meet Rupert and Minnie, owners of […]

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With the arrival of snow comes the Stearns County Parks Department’s need for people to do ski patrol. Cross-country ski patrol volunteers provide information to skiers, record observations and provide needed assistance. All volunteers receive a short orientation. Four Stearns County parks have groomed cross country ski trails and a need for ski patrol volunteers […]

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Minnesota hunters registered 54,000 deer during the first three days of firearms deer season, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. Final numbers from the weekend show that the number of deer registered dropped 30,000 from 2013. So far this year, including special hunts and the archery season, hunters have harvested 67,000 deer, down […]

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By Kerry Drager Correspondent Mary Anderson is an adept woman who has made Clarissa her home and place of business. From scratch, she and her husband Jim built their business 38 years ago. She has provided the area with a quaint little shop that has offered several services throughout the years and continues to keep […]

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By Emily Wilmes University of Minnesota Extension All beef producers with cow/calf operations know the importance of their cull cows. Cull cow receipts account for 15-30 percent of income from the cow-calf enterprise, says Cody Wright, South Dakota State University Extension beef specialist.  Because of the impact cull cows have on the operation’s bottom line, […]

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By Emily Wilmes University of Minnesota Extension On Oct. 29, Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack, while speaking at the National Milk Producers Federation annual meeting, announced that the deadline for the dairy Margin Protection Program (MPP) has been extended. Farmers now have until Dec. 5, to enroll in the voluntary program, established by the 2014 […]

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The Melrose Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in helping to locate Edgar Martinez Juarez, 22. Edgar is approximately 5’7” tall, 155 lbs. with brown eyes and black hair. Edgar is a Hispanic male., has a light mustache and a ‘barbwire’ tattoo around one of his biceps. Edgar was last seen by his […]

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Rockville County Park & Nature Preserve and Spring Hill County Park will be closed to the public for two weeks in November. The Stearns County Parks are closed beginning this Saturday, from Nov. 8 – 23, 2014, to accommodate a special hunting opportunity for people with disabilities. The hunters applied and were selected by Midwest […]

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