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  • crash investigation

    A Pine River man was injured in a two-vehicle crash southeast of Hutchinson this morning (Tuesday). 77-year-old Jerome Laplante was taken to Hutchinson Health for treatment of non-life threatening injuries. The State Patrol says he …

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    15 Apr 14
  • Gov Dayton

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Tens of thousands of Minnesota workers have big raises coming their way, courtesy of a new minimum wage law that Gov. Mark Dayton signed Monday, which will take the state …

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    15 Apr 14
  • Fatal Crash

    46-year-old Lake Lillian woman was killed in a two vehicle crash Sunday evening at the intersection of U.S. Highway 71 and State Highway 7 south of Willmar. According to the State Patrol, Lisa Heidecker was …

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    15 Apr 14
  • Little Falls

    Jury selection begins today (Monday) in the trial of a Little Falls man charged with shooting two teens during a burglary.  MNN reports 65-year-old Byron Smith is accused of first-degree murder in the deaths of …

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    14 Apr 14
  • GRHS Bldg

    Glencoe Regional Health Services (GRHS) recently cut $2.3 million in expenses from its budget, the equivalent of 46 full-time positions. The McLeod County Chronicle reports Chief Executive Officer Jon Braband said that last week. Braband …

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    09 Apr 14
  • Brok Junkermeier

    As expected, Brok Junkermeier was sentenced to life in prison this morning (Wednesday) for killing Lila Warwick last summer at her rural Willmar home. The West Central Tribune reports the 19-year-old Willmar man read his …

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    09 Apr 14
  • Carver County

    WACONIA, Minn. (AP) — The Carver County sheriff’s office says the bodies of a man and a woman have been found in a home in Waconia Township. Sheriff Jim Olson says no suspects are being …

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    09 Apr 14
  • Tyson

    Tyson Foods said it is recalling 75,320 lbs of frozen white meat chicken nuggets sold at Sam’s Club locations nationwide after consumers reported finding small pieces of plastic in the meat. Tyson, the largest U.S. …

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    07 Apr 14