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  • Fire

    Fire destroyed a Bird Island home Friday morning. The owners, Matthew and Linda Rham, were not home at the time of the fire. Renville County authorities say when crews arrived, the house was fully engulfed …

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    06 Jul 15
  • Salmonella

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — State officials say several recent cases of salmonella in Minnesota have been linked to stuffed chicken entrees that look cooked but are actually raw. The state health and agriculture departments …

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    03 Jul 15
  • Fatal Crash

    Two motorcyclists killed after they were thrown from a motorcycle in Carver County were husband and wife. According to the Carver County Sheriff’s Office, the crash was reported at 10:05 p.m. Wednesday on County Road …

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    03 Jul 15
  • algae

    (MNN/St. Paul) — The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency is warning Minnesotans to be aware of blue-green algae blooms in lakes after a child was hospitalized due to exposure. Officials with M-P-C-A say the child was …

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    02 Jul 15
  • news laws

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A raft of new laws is set to take effect in Minnesota today (Wednesday). Students in two-year colleges will benefit from a tuition freeze, doctors will find it easier to practice long-distance …

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    01 Jul 15
  • Fighting Fraud

    The fight against fraud is heating up in five different counties. KSTP reports right now, Scott County authorities investigate fraud not only inside their own county, but also four others: Carver, McLeod, Meeker and Wright. …

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    30 Jun 15
  • Stabbing

    ST. CLOUD, Minn. (AP) — Police say they’ve arrested a 16-year-old and recovered a knife after a fatal fight in St. Cloud. A police statement says the suspect and three other males were walking by …

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    27 Jun 15
  • crash investigation

    A Hutchinson man was arrested last night (Thursday) following an alcohol-related crash in Renville County that involved the driver’s three young children. According to the Renville County Sheriff’s Office, 35-year-old Andrew Kyle Bergum was arrested …

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    26 Jun 15