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  • Firefighter

    A rural Dassel home was damaged by fire yesterday (Tuesday). At approximately 10:20 p.m., the Meeker County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a structure fire at a residence in the 22300 block of 708th Avenue, Southwest …

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    21 Oct 15
  • Zillmer

    A Litchfield woman charged with draining her mother’s bank accounts in order to prop up a failing bar and restaurant, which resulted in the elderly woman being evicted from her care facility made her first …

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    21 Oct 15
  • UTVRollover

    On Saturday (October 17, 2015), just after 12:30am, the Meeker County Sheriff’s Office received a call that a person injured in an ATV accident was being brought to Meeker Memorial Hospital. Deputies responded to the …

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    19 Oct 15
  • Sandberg

    ST. CLOUD, Minn. (AP) — Authorities say a suspect in a domestic incident who was being treated at a Minnesota hospital grabbed a gun from a Aitkin County sheriff’s deputy and killed the officer. Minnesota …

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    19 Oct 15
  • Timothy Steele

    A woman is dead and a man is in custody after the first homicide in Farmington in more than 40 years. Police Chief Brian Lindquist said the woman suffered blunt force trauma. She is believed …

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    17 Oct 15
  • Hutchinson Fire Department

    A heating unit at a Hutchinson business is blamed for causing smoke and the evacuation of the building late this morning (Friday). Hutchinson fire crews were called to the WCI Thrift Store on Highway 15 …

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    16 Oct 15
  • Stolen Trailer

    Police are investigating after a recreational trailer was reportedly stolen from a parking lot at a business in Rogers. The Rogers Police Department said the incident happened Oct. 7. Authorities say a business in the …

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    16 Oct 15
  • arrest

    Local authorities arrested a 38-year-old man yesterday (Tuesday) after finding him hiding in a corn bin. At about 3:15 yesterday afternoon, Lester Prairie Police Chief Robert Carlson observed an adult male matching a description of …

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    14 Oct 15