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As Superintendent Bill Adams prepares to depart the district, he's feeling good about where Janesville-Waldorf-Pemberton Schools currently stand. The School Board unanimously approved the preliminary 2019-20 school year budget, and the district's fund balance is looking very positive.

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There’s nothing quite like watching a military jet shoot across the sky above your head, as you crane your neck to watch its ascent, a snow-white plume tracing a path behind it. The air seems heavy as you wait, holding your breath, attuned to just how quiet everything is around you until… BO…

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As the hemp and CBD industry takes shape in Minnesota, state lawmakers and industry advocates are going through some growing pains. Regulations worked into a budget bill awaiting Gov. Tim Walz’ signature concern some in the nascent, but fast-growing industry.

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Mike Jevning heard a knock on his front door in rural Waseca in the middle of an early May day. As a southern Minnesotan is prone to do, he opened up his home to the stranger, and, unbeknownst to him, so much more.

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Janesville-Waldorf-Pemberton seniors may have a few days of learning left to go, but they can now say they’ve made it through high school.

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Imagine, for a second, that you are struggling to make ends meet, barely providing for the general needs of your family. Suddenly, you are faced with a major setback and have to make a decision fast. Your sick child needs immediate medical attention but you don’t have a vehicle of your own. …

Jobless numbers showed a sharp drop of a percentage point or more in most cities and counties across the region from March to April, according to figures released Tuesday by the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development.

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The Minnesota Department of Transportation wants motorists to notice stop lights more to reduce crashes at intersections. The agency will apply fluorescent yellow tape at several traffic signal lights in south central Minnesota this summer.

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A Janesville resident allegedly used counterfeit money at J-Town Liquor and was arrested and charged, after an employee noticed bills with the same serial number.

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The Le Sueur County Board of Commissioners has approved a plan to conduct population counts of carp in 11 local lakes in an effort to find what’s muddying the waters.

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