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  • carbon monoxide

    The Brown County Sheriff’s Office is investigating after finding two bodies in a south central Minnesota farmhouse Friday afternoon. Authorities responded to a call from a Springfield property owner and arrived to find two unresponsive …

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    23 Dec 13
  • Willmar Police Investigation

    Two Willmar police officers who were assaulted Thursday have been released from the hospital. Cody Lee Friese of Willmar was wanted out of Yellow Medicine County on a court order violation. KWLM reports that during …

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    20 Dec 13
  • Bomb Threat

    Kindergarten through 12th grade students were sent home from the Maple Lake Public School yesterday morning (Wednesday) after a bomb threat. The threat was reported just after 11am. Based upon the threat, the school administration …

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    19 Dec 13
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    Reports of lights overheating, melting or smoking have prompted the recall of around 1,800 pre-lit, artificial Christmas trees sold exclusively at Menards. The trees were sold for about $300 at Menards stores between September and …

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    18 Dec 13
  • Railroad Crossing

    A Cokato woman was injured after her vehicle collided with a train in Wright County Monday afternoon. 23-year-old Janna Jo Marie Larson-Stigen was taken to Hutchinson Health for treatment of unknown injuries. Wright County authorities …

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    18 Dec 13
  • Archdiocese

    A new lawsuit has been filed in Ramsey County against the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis alleging abuse by one of the priests on a list of 34 clergy credibly accused of sexually abusing …

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    17 Dec 13
  • fire line do not cross

    A house fire in Hutchinson Saturday evening caused an estimated $75,000. Fire Chief Brad Emans says they received a call at about 6:45pm to the home at 1165 13th Avenue Northwest. When crews arrived, the …

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    16 Dec 13
  • Fatal Crash

    A Cokato woman died as a result of injuries she sustained in a two-vehicle crash in Wright County Thursday afternoon. 68-year-old Barbara Cochran was taken to Allina Hospital in Buffalo where she was pronounced dead. …

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    16 Dec 13