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  • methamphetamine

    A Stewart man has been sentenced to prison for selling methamphetamine. The West Central Tribune reports 28-year-old Patrick Steven Lee Witthus was sentenced Thursday to 4 years, 10 months in prison and a $5,000 fine …

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    24 Jan 14
  • Minnesota National Guard

    Family members say it was an ambush in Afghanistan province that injured five Minnesota National Guard members this week.Kim Schwich tells Minnesota Public Radio that her son Robbie Sheets, of Litchfield, was among the wounded. …

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    23 Jan 14
  • Minnesota National Guard

    Five Minnesota National Guard soldiers from the Litchfield unit have been wounded in an attack in Afghanistan. The five are members of the 849th Mobility Augmentation Company based in Litchfield. The unit deployed 95 members …

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    22 Jan 14
  • Fire

    A fire in Glencoe Monday night destroyed a family-owned truck repair shop. According to the McLeod County Sheriff’s Office, the fire was reported at 5:25 p.m. at Sidco 4×4, located at 2810 9th Street SE. …

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    22 Jan 14
  • Firefighter

    Inclement weather hindered fire fighters efforts to put out a garage and house fire in Wright County early Saturday morning. At 04:16 AM Saturday, the Wright County Sheriff’s Office was notified of a structure fire …

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    22 Jan 14
  • crash investigation

    Three people were injured in a two-vehicle crash north of New Auburn Saturday afternoon. 50-year-old Daniel Lindeman of Glencoe was taken to Glencoe Regional Health Services for treatment of non-life threatening injuries. The State Patrol …

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    20 Jan 14
  • Snow Plow

    A 25-year-old Cosmos man was injured Wednesday when the vehicle he was driving collided with a snow plow. Blowing snow and poor visibility is being blamed for the accident, which happened around 4:30 p.m. Wednesday …

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    17 Jan 14
  • court

    Three Willmar women made their first court appearances Wednesday on felony third-degree assault and theft charges for their roles in allegedly beating a woman and then stealing her cell phone in October. The West Central …

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    16 Jan 14