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  • Emergency

    A rural Atwater man has died after  a lawn-mowing accident Thursday. Authorities say 79-year-old George Frederick Klose Jr died at the scene. KWLM reports Kandiyohi County Sheriff Dan Hartog says it happened just before noon …

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    17 Jun 16
  • Renville County MN

    Renville County, MN:  The Renville County Sheriff’s Office has been advised by CenturyLink that they have repaired the telephone service outage, which affected the Renville, Olivia and Bird Island areas Thursday.The Sheriff’s Office was informed …

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    16 Jun 16
  • fire investigation

    A house in Meeker County was destroyed by fire Tuesday evening. The Meeker County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a house fire at about 7pm in the 73000 block of Highway 27 in Kingston …

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    15 Jun 16
  • Fatal Crash

    ST. CLOUD, Minn. (AP) — Earl Potter, the president of St. Cloud State University, has been killed in a car crash. Minnesota State Colleges and Universities Chancellor Steven Rosenstone said in a statement early Tuesday …

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    14 Jun 16
  • nightclub shooting

    ORLANDO, Florida (AP) — Dozens of bodies were slowly removed overnight from a gay club in Orlando, Florida, where a gunman shot and killed 50 people and wounded 53 others early Sunday. Authorities say suspect …

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    13 Jun 16
  • Storms on the Horizon

    Xcel Energy crews have restored power to nearly all of the utility’s customers in Minnesota and Wisconsin who lost electricity after a line of thunderstorms moved through. More than 30,000 customers lost power at the …

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    13 Jun 16
  • Hutchinson Police Cruiser

    Authorities in Hutchinson are advising residents to be aware of two possible unrelated luring incidents that have been reported in the past week. The first occurred on Monday morning (June 6) when a 15-year-old girl …

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    10 Jun 16
  • Motorcycle Crash

    A St. Michael man was injured Thursday evening when the motorcycle he was driving crashed with another vehicle in the roundabout north of Hutchinson. The State Patrol says 69-year-old Wayne Smetana was taken to Hutchinson …

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    10 Jun 16