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  • ISIS

    A 23-year-old man from Glencoe, Minnesota, faces federal charges of lying to FBI agents about contacting terrorists in Syria last summer, according to court documents filed Tuesday in U.S. District Court in Minneapolis. KSTP reports …

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    23 Mar 16
  • Appleton Prison

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — House Republicans have started their push to re-open a private prison in western Minnesota. GOP lawmakers have targeted the facility in Appleton to ease overcrowding in Minnesota prisons. The facility …

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    23 Mar 16
  • fire investigation

    A home in Cedar Mills Township was destroyed by fire Monday afternoon. The Meeker County Sheriff’s Office says at 1:22 p.m., they received a report of a house fire at a residence in the 14400 …

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    22 Mar 16
  • Meeker County Sheriffs Office

    The Meeker County Sheriff’s Department is investigating the death of a baby that was reported Saturday. Authorities say just before 9 Saturday morning, deputies received a report from the parents of an unresponsive baby at …

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    22 Mar 16
  • Firefighter

    The Winsted Police Department and area fire departments responded to a fire call at A-Plus Apartments in Winsted at 12:05 p.m. Monday. The Herald Journal reports an apartment resident said she called 911 after she …

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    22 Mar 16
  • influenza

    (MNN/St Paul) If you’ve been sick with the flu your’re not alone. The Minnesota Department of Health is reporting two more pediatric flu deaths, bringing the total to three so far this season. According to …

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    18 Mar 16
  • heroin

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — State public safety officials say a batch of heroin possibly laced with other narcotics has apparently caused at least seven overdose deaths in Minnesota in recent weeks. Investigators believe the …

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    17 Mar 16
  • court

    NEW PRAGUE, Minn. (AP) — A 47-year-old woman is accused of using her cellphone while driving, causing her to kill a man getting his morning newspaper on the outskirts of New Prague. The Star Tribune …

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    15 Mar 16