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  • arctic blast

    To protect Minnesota schoolchildren from forecasted dangerously cold weather, Governor Mark Dayton announced today that all of the state’s K-12 public schools will be closed next Monday, January 6th. The National Weather Service predicts that …

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    03 Jan 14
  • Minnesota Department of Health

    The Minnesota Department of Health says the flu is now widespread across Minnesota. The department reported Thursday there were 71 influenza-related hospitalizations reported last week. That’s nearly twice the number reported the week before. Since …

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    03 Jan 14
  • Ozornia

    Willmar Police say a man allegedly held his girlfriend hostage for a month and threatened to drop a baby from a second story window New Year’s Eve. KWLM reports 25-year-old Erik Ozornia made his initial …

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    03 Jan 14
  • crash investigation

    A two vehicle crash west of Fairfax Wednesday morning injured two people. A vehicle driven by Jeffrey Zarn of Sleepy Eye was travelling West on 640th Ave.According to the Renville County Sheriff’s Office, Zarn failed …

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    02 Jan 14
  • Officer Involved Shooting

    The Bureau of Criminal Apprehension has completed its investigation into whether Hutchinson Police Sgt. Eric Kilian’s actions were appropriate after an incident in October in which he shot an individual in the abdomen. The BCA presented …

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    31 Dec 13
  • Anderson

     A Renville County Jail prisoner is facing charges of Conspiracy to Commit First Degree Premeditated Murder, Conspiracy to Commit First Degree Witness Tampering and Conspiracy to Commit 1st Degree Assault with Great Bodily Harm. Reports …

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    31 Dec 13
  • carbon monoxide

    An autopsy report says two men found dead in a south-central Minnesota farm house last week died of carbon monoxide poisoning. The Brown County sheriff’s office said Monday a damper on the furnace of the …

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    31 Dec 13
  • Meeker County Sheriffs Office

    A personal injury accident resulted in an arrest near Cosmos Sunday morning. At just after 5:00 A.M, the Meeker County Sheriff’s Office, Cosmos Ambulance and Minnesota State Patrol Responded to 13690- 515th Avenue Cosmos, for …

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    30 Dec 13