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  • Powerball

    DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The world’s largest lottery jackpot has grown to $1.5 billion because of continuing strong Powerball ticket sales. Lottery officials increased their estimate of the huge jackpot for the second day …

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    13 Jan 16
  • Firefighter

    Crews responded to a couple of house fires in McLeod County yesterday (Monday). The first was just after 7:30 in the morning at a residence on 50th Street, southwest of Brownton. Officials say there was …

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    12 Jan 16
  • Senator Scott Newman

    State Senator Scott Newman of Hutchinson will be among those speaking at an event in Hutchinson tonight regarding the issue of Child Sex Trafficking in West Central MN. Newman says without any doubt, sexual exploitation …

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    12 Jan 16
  • powerball

    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) —Disappointed you didn’t win the Powerball jackpot? Don’t be. Lottery officials say the estimated $1.3 billion prize is not just the largest in the United States, but in the world. No one …

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    11 Jan 16
  • Emergency

    (KWLM/Granite Falls)  A Wood Lake man is dead after passing out while cleaning out a tanker trailer in Yellow Medicine County.    The sheriff’s department says just before 5 p.m. Thursday 34-year-old Jamie Hyatt of Wood Lake and 34-year-old …

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    08 Jan 16
  • Missing Persons Found

    ST. CLOUD, Minn. (AP) — A central Minnesota woman missing after her father’s body was found in their home is in jail in Kentucky. The Stearns County Attorney’s office charged 38-year-old Lisa May Kearney with …

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    07 Jan 16
  • death investigation

    A human skull, marijuana, and over $1,000 in cash were found after a call of an unresponsive man in Meeker County Tuesday. The Sheriff’s Office says the incident happened Tuesday morning just after 9:40 in the …

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    06 Jan 16
  • missing person

    (MNN/St. Cloud, MN) — Officials in St. Cloud want the public’s help finding a missing woman, and a blue pickup truck is part of a suspicious death investigation. The St. Cloud Police Department said Tuesday …

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    06 Jan 16