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  • influenza

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota has recorded its first child death due to influenza this season. The state Department of Health said Thursday that one child death related to influenza has been reported since …

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    10 Feb 17
  • MPCA

    NEW ULM, Minn. (AP) — A hazardous materials team is cleaning up a mercury spill in New Ulm. The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency says the spill was reported Tuesday. A waste hauler had noticed the …

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    09 Feb 17
  • fire investigation

    (Paynesville MN-) Several Paynesville residents are homeless after a fire at an apartment building early Tuesday morning. Paynesville Police Chief Paul Wegner says just before 4 a.m. the Paynesville Fire and Police Departments were called …

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    08 Feb 17
  • Fatal Crash

    A Redwood Falls man died this morning (Monday) in a head-on crash with a semi truck south of Olivia. The State Patrol says 46-year-old Todd Serbus was taken to Redwood County Hospital, where he died. …

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    06 Feb 17
  • court

    A Gaylord man is facing several felony charges for assaulting a woman and forcing her to lie on the floor for hours. Forty-two-year-old Willy John Schmidt was charged Wednesday with felony domestic assault and felony …

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    06 Feb 17
  • Meeker County Courthouse

    A Meeker County Patrol Sergeant has been charged with stalking. The Meeker County Sheriff’s Office says Patrol Sergeant Joel Engler has been charged with 2 counts of gross misdemeanor-level stalking. Authorities say on September 13, …

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    03 Feb 17
  • Eagle Cam 2017

    The first eggs of the year for a perennially nesting pair of eagles can be seen on the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources EagleCam. (Click here for “Eagle Cam”) This is the fifth year that …

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    02 Feb 17
  • Fatal Crash

    LITCHFIELD — A Hutchinson man has died from injuries sustained last Saturday in a one-vehicle crash south of Litchfield. The West Central Tribune reports that according to the Hennepin County Medical Examiner, 31-year-old Jeffrey Michael …

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    02 Feb 17