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  • school threat

    EXCELSIOR, Minn. (AP) — A seventh-grader at Minnetonka Middle School West in Excelsior is facing a felony charge of making terroristic threats. KSTP-TV reports the principal sent out an email Thursday saying the parent of …

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    29 Nov 14
  • Barnard

    (MNN/Pine City, MN) — A self-proclaimed pastor on the run following allegations of sexual abuse is now on the U.S. Marshals Service’s 15 Most Wanted Fugitive List. The agency says Victor Arden Barnard is wanted …

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    26 Nov 14
  • Schroeder

    The New Ulm Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in locating 51-year-old Karen Ann Schroeder of New Ulm. Authorities say Schroeder left her residence on foot on the morning of Monday, November 24, …

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    26 Nov 14
  • shots fired

    A Hutchinson man has been charged with firing a rifle within city limits after an incident that occurred early Monday morning. 20-year-old Daniel Todd Sapp has been charged with one felony count of reckless discharged …

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    25 Nov 14
  • Railroad Crossing

    Two people killed after their vehicle collided with a freight train in central Minnesota have been identified.The driver, 52-year-old Charles Vadner and his passenger 23-year-old Nathan Bahner, both of Paynesville, were killed after the vehicle …

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    24 Nov 14
  • Recall

    VADNAIS HEIGHTS, Minn. (AP) — The U.S. Department of Agriculture says Ranchers Legacy Meat Co. of Vadnais Heights is recalling 1,200 pounds of ground beef because of possible E. coli contamination. The USDA’s Food Safety …

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    24 Nov 14
  • scam alert

    Hutchinson Police would like the community to be aware of reports they have received regarding a utilities collections scam. Several local businesses have reported receiving a phone call from a business posing as Hutchinson Utilities …

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    22 Nov 14
  • crash investigation

    Two people were injured in a crash yesterday evening (Thursday) near the entrance to Sibley State Park in Kandiyohi County. The State Patrol says a tractor was traveling southbound on Hwy 71 just south of …

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    21 Nov 14