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  • Johnsonville Grillers

    WASHINGTON, Sept. 2, 2015 – Kenosha Beef International LTD, a Kenosha, Wis. establishment, is recalling approximately 89,235 pounds of pork sausage patty products that may be contaminated with extraneous materials, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety …

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    03 Sep 15
  • Investment Fraud

    Two licensed insurance agents from rural Paynesville have been charged with orchestrating an investment fraud scheme over the past seven years totaling $250,000. The West Central Tribune reports 57-year-old Michaela “Kim” Kruger is charged with …

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    03 Sep 15
  • Fatal Crash

    An Alexandria man, formerly of Hutchinson, died in a rollover crash on Highway 29 south of Alexandria early Friday morning. The State Patrol says 28-year-old Rhett Peters died at the scene. According to the State …

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    31 Aug 15
  • Starry Stonewort

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources says an invasive pest has been confirmed in Minnesota lakes for the first time. The agency said Friday that starry stonewort has been confirmed …

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    31 Aug 15
  • Fatal Crash

    WILLMAR, Minn. (AP) — A California man is dead and eight other people injured after a car and a minivan collided at an intersection in western Minnesota. The Minnesota State Patrol says the crash happened …

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    31 Aug 15
  • Meeker County Courthouse

    A Paynesville man has been charged with two felony counts of criminal vehicular homicide in the deaths of two teenagers in a motor vehicle crash Tuesday night near Litchfield. The West Central Tribune reports 27-year-old …

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    28 Aug 15
  • main street paving

    The overlay project on Highway 15, Main Street-downtown Hutchinson has begun. MnDot officials say the paving work is from from 5th Ave S to just south of 2nd Ave NW and is being paved using a ultra-thin …

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    27 Aug 15
  • Cloven

    Paynesville Law enforcement is looking for a man wanted for failing to register as a predatory offender and making terroristic threats. Paynesville Police Chief Paul Wegner tells KWLM his office was notified by Isanti County …

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    27 Aug 15