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    LITCHFIELD — A 29-year-old woman will serve a 50-month prison sentence for a fiery vehicle crash that killed a Litchfield woman. The West Central Tribune reports District Judge Stephanie Beckman sentenced Noelle Anise Pridgen on …

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    29 Mar 17
  • Hutchinson Police Cruiser

    KSTP is reporting that an investigative report released by the Minnesota Department of Human Services alleges serious maltreatment of some clients at the Adult Training and Habilitation Center in Hutchinson. The DHS report said a …

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    28 Mar 17
  • Gov Dayton

    ST. PAUL, MN – Governor Mark Dayton today issued Executive Order 17-02 lifting road and vehicle restrictions for Minnesota farmers helping ranchers in other parts of the country affected by wildfires. Governor Dayton’s executive order will be …

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    25 Mar 17
  • Meeker County Courthouse

    LITCHFIELD — A 32-year-old Watkins man is facing first-, second- and third-degree felony criminal sexual conduct and misdemeanor domestic assault charges in connection with a violent sexual assault at a Watkins home. The West Central …

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    24 Mar 17
  • signs cause stir

    ST. PETER, Minn. (AP) — A student organization says it posted provocative signs about illegal immigrants at a Minnesota college as part of a social experiment. The signs were posted Monday at Gustavus Adolphus College …

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    23 Mar 17
  • fire investigation

    BLOMKEST – Fifty corn stalk bales caught fire Wednesday evening on the 16000 block of 15th Street Southwest in rural Blomkest, spreading to a nearby barn and forcing the evacuation of 300 cows and two …

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    23 Mar 17
  • polaris

    Medina-based Polaris Industries has recalled an additional 19,200 all-terrain vehicles, this time for 2015 and 2016 Sportsman 850 and 1000 models. Possible fire risks were the reason, as with several earlier recalls. The recalls, reported …

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    22 Mar 17
  • money

    (Learfield News Service)  Nearly $800,000 in grants are going to communities around the state to help combat sex trafficking. The money is coming from the state Department of Public Safety Office of Justice Programs and …

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    22 Mar 17