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  • Emergency

    A rural Bird Island man died Saturday evening in a farm accident. The Renville County Sheriff’s Office says 53-year-old Jonathan Dean Roker was apparently attempting to put a dual tire on a tractor when the …

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    23 Mar 15
  • influenza

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota health officials say two more children have died of flu this season. According to the Minnesota Department of Health, the cases — both of which were related to Type …

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    20 Mar 15
  • Butcher

    (MNN/Howard Lake, MN) –  A rural Hutchinson woman was arrested last night (Tuesday) and faces murder charges in connection with the disappearance of a Howard Lake man.  Thirty-three-year-old Gwen Butcher is charged with second-degree murder, …

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    18 Mar 15
  • Stevens

    The Willmar City Council last night (Monday) voted 5 to 3 to terminate City Administrator Charlene Stevens.  KWLM reports the vote was taken after a motion was made by Council Member Steve Ahmann and seconded …

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    17 Mar 15
  • Fire

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Officials are predicting an early start to Minnesota’s spring fire season due to the recent warm, dry weather. They expect temperatures in the 40s and 50s this week will likely …

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    17 Mar 15
  • Carver Co Sheriff Squad

    NORWOOD YOUNG AMERICA, Minn. (AP) — Sheriff’s officials say the deaths of a couple in Carver County are an apparent murder-suicide. Deputies were called to a residence in Norwood Young America about 5 p.m. Wednesday …

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    12 Mar 15
  • Meeker County Sheriffs Office

    A Meeker County deputy has been placed on administrative leave pending an investigation regarding the alleged assault of another law enforcement officer.  According to a press release from the Meeker County Sheriff’s Office, law enforcement …

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    12 Mar 15
  • Hutchinson Police Cruiser

    A Hutchinson man is facing firearms and drug charges after a traffic stop Sunday morning. Hutchinson Police say an officer on patrol recognized the driver of a silver vehicle on mainstreet Hutchinson as having a …

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    12 Mar 15