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  • Hwy 212

     The Minnesota Department of Transportation and the Minnesota State Patrol closed Highway 212 at Dairy Avenue in McLeod County  east of Glencoe, due to flooding.  This portion of the road will remain closed until further notice. Eastbound …

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    19 Jun 14
  • Wright County Sheriff

    The Wright County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the report of a suspicious person in Montrose Tuesday. Sheriff Joe Hagerty reports that shortly after 10am, the Wright County Sheriff’s dispatch center received a call on a …

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    19 Jun 14
  • no wake

    The sheriffs in Kandiyohi and Meeker counties have issued no wake advisories for all lakes in their counties until the high water recedes. Sheriff Dan Hartog says the advisory also puts the Little Crow Ski …

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    19 Jun 14
  • gas prices

    Unrest in the Middle East is causing prices to jump at the gas pump. Iraq’s biggest oil producer is now shut down, but officials say there is plenty of gas and oil to supply more …

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    18 Jun 14
  • crash investigation

    Three people were hurt in a two-vehicle crash in Meeker County Monday afternoon. Authorities say 62-year-old Daniel Reiman of Shakopee was driving his pickup south on Highway 4 north of Grove City and was hit …

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    18 Jun 14
  • no wake

    McLeod County’s Swan Lake is now under a “no wake” designation. Sheriff Scott Rehmann says due to shore erosion, Swan Lake will be a “no wake zone” through this Friday. Boaters are asked to travel …

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    17 Jun 14
  • HWY 15

    Beginning today (Monday, June 16th), motorists traveling on Highway 15 in Hutchinson will find left turn lane closures on northbound Highway 15 at Denver Avenue SW and on southbound and westbound Highway 15 at Edmonton …

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    16 Jun 14
  • highway 7 sign

    Willmar, Minn. – Beginning today (Monday, June 16th), motorists traveling Highway 7 in McLeod, Meeker and Kandiyohi Counties will encounter lane restrictions as contractor crews complete a preventive maintenance chip sealing project to extend the …

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    16 Jun 14