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    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota health officials say there’s an increase in the number of chickenpox cases this year. Department of Health spokesman Doug Schultz says nearly 400 cases have been reported, the highest …

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    15 Dec 17
  • Smith

    ST. PAUL, MN – Governor Mark Dayton today (Wednesday) announced that he will appoint Lieutenant Governor Tina Smith to serve as United States Senator for Minnesota. Smith will be appointed to serve a one-year term …

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    13 Dec 17
  • Hutchinson City Center

    Before a packed council chamber Tuesday night, the Hutchinson City Council rejected a resolution aimed at supporting the city as a welcoming and inclusive community. The resolution failed on a 3-2 vote, with Mayor Gary …

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    13 Dec 17
  • Gov Dayton

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton is set to name his choice to replace Al Franken in the U.S. Senate, with the top contender seen as Democratic Lt. Gov. Tina Smith. Dayton …

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    13 Dec 17
  • Prison

    (Learfield News Service/Undated) — A Paynesville man is going to spend more than a decade behind bars after he confessed to sexually abusing a five-year-old boy. Cody Kelso was recently sentenced to 12 years in …

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    12 Dec 17
  • shooting

    WAITE PARK, Minn. (AP) — Prosecutors have charged a St. Cloud man jailed in North Dakota with murder in a fatal shooting at an apartment in central Minnesota. Twenty-year-old Desmond Ormandy Barzey was charged Monday …

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    12 Dec 17
  • Meeker County Sheriff Brian Cruze Badge

    A Litchfield man has been arrested in connection with a burglary that was reported in Dassel Township on Friday. Shortly after 1pm on Friday, the Meeker County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a burglary …

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    11 Dec 17
  • Arrest

    ST. CLOUD, Minn. (AP) — Authorities in North Dakota are holding a 20-year-old man after another man was fatally shot at an apartment in central Minnesota. Police say the shooting happened in Waite Park near …

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    11 Dec 17