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  • influenza

    (MNN/St. Paul, MN) — “A crazy, early, widespread and severe influenza season this year,” the state Health Department’s Infectious Disease Coordinator Kris Ehresmann told lawmakers at the Minnesota Capitol Wednesday. Ehresmann says there have been …

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    15 Jan 15
  • Road Rage

    A Watertown man has been charged with second-degree assault and impersonating a police officer in connection with a road rage incident on Jan. 2. 30-year-old Charles Robert Christie was arrested at his home and held …

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    10 Jan 15
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    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota has recorded its fourth death of a child linked to influenza this season. Minnesota Department of Health spokesman Doug Schultz says that’s two more than the pediatric deaths reported …

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    09 Jan 15
  • MnDot Snowplow

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Roads have reopened in southwestern Minnesota but transportation officials are still advising no travel in south-central and southwestern parts of the state because of blizzard conditions. A blustery winter storm made travel …

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    08 Jan 15
  • McLeod County Veterans Memorial Park

    A reward has been increased for information leading to the identity and conviction of the snowmobilers responsible for causing damage to trees in McLeod County Veterans Memorial Park in Hutchinson last week. Bill Arndt with …

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    08 Jan 15
  • Lester Prairie Police Department

    LESTER PRAIRIE, MN – Lester Prairie Police Department is requesting information about suspects in a case involving a stolen vehicle that was used in a Watertown robbery, as well as to damage mailboxes in Carver …

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    08 Jan 15
  • cold

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesotans are in for a spell of brutally cold weather in the first full week of 2015. The National Weather Service says temperatures fell below zero in northern, central and western Minnesota …

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    05 Jan 15
  • Firefighter

    A horse barn fire early this morning (Monday) in Wright County destroyed the structure, killed nine horses, and two people suffered smoke inhalation. Sheriff Joe Hagerty at about 12:36 am the Wright County Sheriff’s Office …

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    29 Dec 14