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  • Court Ruling

    LITCHFIELD — A Litchfield man was sentenced Wednesday to 12 years in prison after being convicted of three counts of criminal sexual conduct involving a 13-year-old girl. The West Central Tribune reports 33-year-old LC Monroe …

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    20 Oct 17
  • Motorcycle Crash

    A Buffalo, Minnesota man has died after crashing his motorcycle Tuesday night. The State Patrol says 44-year-old Bartholomew Leuer was taken to HCMC where he died. The Patrol says Leuer was traveling north on Hiawatha …

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    19 Oct 17
  • Emergency

    BIG LAKE, Minn. (AP) — A 5-year-old boy has died when a tree fell on him as he was playing on a hammock in central Minnesota. Sherburne County Sheriff Joel Brott says Edward Joseph Michalek …

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    19 Oct 17
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    (KWLM/Willmar, MN)  A Kerkoven man was slightly injured when a small plane crashed in a field near the Willmar Airport Wednesday morning.    KWLM reports Eric Rudningen was doing a flight check with a fellow pilot …

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    19 Oct 17
  • High Speed Chase

    (KSTP/Waite Park, MN) A 47-year-old Dassel man was arrested after a police chase that lasted almost an hour and covered 64 miles before ending near Royalton Monday night. KSTP reports the incident began in the parking …

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    18 Oct 17
  • Officer Involved Shooting

    ST. CLOUD, Minn. (AP) — A man is in the hospital after an officer-involved shooting in St. Cloud. The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension says a Stearns County sheriff’s deputy and several St. Cloud police …

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    18 Oct 17
  • McLeod County Highway Dept

    The bridge on McLeod County Road 90 (Koala Road) immediately north of CR 11 (155th street) has been closed due to structural concerns (see map below). County officials say they were identified during a recent …

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    18 Oct 17
  • R and R Auto Salvage

    Fire has destroyed an auto salvage yard in Litchfield. At just after 6:30pm Sunday, the Meeker County Sheriff’s office responded to R & R Auto Salvage on Highway 12, just east of Litchfield, for a …

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    16 Oct 17