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  • Fatal Crash

    A Monticello man is dead after a one-vehicle crash Tuesday afternoon. Wright County authorities say 81-year-old William Papke died at the scene. The Sheriff’s Office was notified of a one vehicle crash at 127th Street …

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    13 Nov 13
  • Jenkins

    The 16-year-old Willmar teen charged with second-degree murder for his alleged role in the July 29 strangulation and stabbing death of Lila Warwick will stand for an adult certification hearing on Dec. 10. The West …

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    13 Nov 13
  • bomb threat

    A bomb threat briefly closed the Willmar Walmart Thursday afternoon. Willmar Police say around 3 p.m. there was a report of a person calling, saying they believed there was a bomb in the store. KWLM …

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    08 Nov 13
  • Officer Involved Shooting

    The BCA continues to investigate an officer involved shooting which took place on October 25th in Hutchinson. The shooting took place at 8:30 a.m. when an officer with Hutchinson Police Services responded to 455 High Street North …

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    06 Nov 13
  • Election Results

    Unofficial School Vote Results from Tuesday’s election Building Bond and Operating Levy results: The Howard Lake-Waverly-Winsted School district was asking voters to approve two bond referendum questions. The first question, asking voters to approve funding …

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    06 Nov 13
  • court

    A Texas man was sentenced Tuesday to 36 months in prison, which was stayed, five years of probation, 120 days in jail and a $700 fine on a felony charge of drive-by shooting for a …

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    06 Nov 13
  • ATV Accident

     A 74-year-old Rockford man died after the ATV he was driving went in a large hole Monday evening. Wright County authorities say Virgil Wagner died at the scene. At 5:53 PM, the Wright County Sheriff’s …

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    05 Nov 13
  • Huey Cobra

    The Mcleod County Veterans Memorial Park in Hutchinson has a new arrival. The Viet Nam-era Huey Cobra helicopter was mounted on its pedestal at the park this morning. A local veterans group has been working …

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    31 Oct 13