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  • Fatal Snowmobile Accident

    A Buffalo man is dead after a snowmobile accident Saturday afternoon. 51-year-old Craig Peitz was taken to North Memorial Medical Center in Robbinsdale, where he died. The Wright County Sheriff’s Office says Peitz was driving …

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    13 Jan 14
  • Guilty Plea

    The former city administrator for the city of Hector pleaded guilty Friday to an amended charge of gross misdemeanor theft by false representation for falsely claiming more than $7,000 in expenses in 2012. According to …

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    13 Jan 14
  • Meeker County Sheriffs Office

    Two search warrants executed at a Darwin home Friday yielded arrests on assault and drug charges. The Meeker County Sheriff’s Office says at 9 a.m., they and the CEE VI Drug Task Force assisted the …

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    11 Jan 14
  • crash investigation

    Two people were injured in a one-vehicle rollover west of Stewart Thursday morning. The Minnesota State Patrol says 48-year-old Peter Stoltenow of Hutchinson was driving a van westbound on Highway 212 when he lost control, …

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    10 Jan 14
  • whistle

    A Crown College women’s basketball and cross country coach is accused of having sex with a 15-year-old girl. MNN reports investigators say 30-year-old Ryan Chmielewski of St. Bonifacius met the girl on an online dating …

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    10 Jan 14
  • court

    A 22-year-old Texas man, who sexually assaulted a Willmar teenage girl in the summer of 2012, will serve the rest of his life in aTexasprison for murdering an elderly woman there. The West Central Tribune …

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    10 Jan 14
  • Wright County Sheriff

    A Monticello man faces animal cruelty and torture charges for allegedly skinning and baking his pet cat. The charges allege 28-year-old Cody Alexander Mann killed his cat because “he wanted to try cooking it with …

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    09 Jan 14
  • fire line do not cross

    A garage fire at a St. Michael home caused considerable damage Wednesday morning, but nobody was injured. At 7:30 AM the Wright County Sheriff’s Office was notified of a structure fire at the Mark and …

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    09 Jan 14