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  • Amazon Fullfillment

    It has only been in operation since August, but the Amazon fulfillment center in Shakopee is already looking to ramp up its workforce as the online giant’s growth continues to outpace the overall retail industry. …

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    07 Dec 16
  • fire investigation

    KERKHOVEN – Firefighters from five area fire departments worked together for several hours Tuesday afternoon in bitter cold temperatures and blowing winds to battle a barn fire off U.S. Highway 12 just southeast of Kerkhoven …

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    07 Dec 16
  • fire investigation

    Spontaneous combustion of a rag saturated with lighter fluid is believed to be the cause of a house fire south of Olivia Saturday morning. At 6:43 am, the Renville County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 …

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    04 Dec 16
  • Fatal Crash

    ARDEN HILLS, Minn. (AP) — Two Twin Cities area high school students have died and a third has been injured in a traffic crash. Authorities say the students from Mounds View High School in Arden …

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    02 Dec 16
  • Crash

    Two people were injured, one seriously, in a two-vehicle crash on Highway 7 in Carver County North of Mayer early last evening (Wednesday). The State Patrol says 83-year-old Paul Wren of Mayer was taken to …

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    01 Dec 16
  • GNP

    (Learfield/St. Cloud, MN) Minnesota-based GNP Company is being sold. Pilgrim’s Pride, based out of Greely, Colorado, announced Tuesday they have a definitive agreement to acquire the company. GNP, based out of St. Cloud, is a …

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    01 Dec 16
  • FEMA

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Gov. Mark Dayton’s office says a federal agency has reversed itself and approved aid for individuals and households in southern Minnesota hit by heavy rains and flooding in September. The …

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    30 Nov 16
  • Lake Waconia

    (Learfield/Waconia MN)  The search for a missing Waconia man continues this morning (Tuesday). Authorities are looking for 35-year old Andrew Stifter, whose paddle board and personal items were found about 100 feet off-shore at Lake …

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    29 Nov 16