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  • 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
  • Meeker County Sheriff Brian Cruze Badge

    Meeker County 911 service has been restored. As of 12:30 Monday afternoon, Meeker County was experiencing a 911 outage and authorities directed residents to  make emergency calls to the Meeker County Sheriff’s Office main phone line …

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    28 Nov 16