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The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is seeking cooperation from anglers who need to act now to remove their fish shelters in the southern two-thirds of the state by 11:59 p.m. Monday, March 3.

For structures on lakes in the northern third of the state, the deadline is 11:59 p.m. Monday, March 17.

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Yellow Medicine County keeping on top of bridge maintainence http://www.granitefallsnews.com/article/20140204/NEWS/140209879/-1/State News?rssfeed=true Tue, 04 Feb 2014 09:47:12 +0000 Scott Tedrick News Editor http://www.granitefallsnews.com/article/20140204/NEWS/140209879/-1/State News Follow us on Twitter at @AdTribNews
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In the first quarter of 2013, Yellow Medicine County demolished the most hazardous bridge on its list of deficient local bridges––the 173  foot steel, concrete and plank floor crossing, Prestegard Bridge.
According to Assistant Yellow Medicine County Engineer Steve Schaub there are 272 county and township bridges in Yellow Medicine County. [...]]]>
Minnesota., ND bridges showing age http://www.granitefallsnews.com/article/20140204/NEWS/140209881/-1/State News?rssfeed=true Tue, 04 Feb 2014 09:43:10 +0000 By Terri Melheim Sleepy Eye Herald Dispatch http://www.granitefallsnews.com/article/20140204/NEWS/140209881/-1/State News The collapse killed 13 people and injured another 145. It was one of the worst bridge disasters in U.S. history.
A National Transportation Safety Board investigation revealed the probable cause was inadequate load capacity — a simple design flaw in metal plates that help connect [...]]]>
Minnesota West Granite Falls facility plans not in governor's bonding proposal http://www.granitefallsnews.com/article/20140203/NEWS/140209955/-1/State News?rssfeed=true Mon, 03 Feb 2014 09:13:01 +0000 Scott Tedrick News Editor http://www.granitefallsnews.com/article/20140203/NEWS/140209955/-1/State News