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  • Firefighter

    A home southwest of Klossner in Nicollet County was destroyed by fire Tuesday. The fire, in a rental house on the Robert and Clair Gieseke farm on County Road 5, the Fort Road, was reported …

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    16 Apr 14
  • marbles

    Windows in Hutchinson are being broken by vandals using marbles. Over the past few weeks, Hutchinson Police have taken several reports of residents hearing loud noises in their homes and finding windows shattered. Vehicles are …

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    16 Apr 14
  • knife

    A 17-year-old Willmar teenager pleaded not guilty Tuesday to a second-degree assault charge for allegedly stabbing a man Monday at a Willmar residence. The West Central Tribune reports River Theodore Pendleton is scheduled to make …

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    16 Apr 14
  • crash investigation

    A Pine River man was injured in a two-vehicle crash southeast of Hutchinson this morning (Tuesday). 77-year-old Jerome Laplante was taken to Hutchinson Health for treatment of non-life threatening injuries. The State Patrol says he …

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    15 Apr 14
  • Gov Dayton

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Tens of thousands of Minnesota workers have big raises coming their way, courtesy of a new minimum wage law that Gov. Mark Dayton signed Monday, which will take the state …

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    15 Apr 14
  • Fatal Crash

    46-year-old Lake Lillian woman was killed in a two vehicle crash Sunday evening at the intersection of U.S. Highway 71 and State Highway 7 south of Willmar. According to the State Patrol, Lisa Heidecker was …

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    15 Apr 14
  • Little Falls

    Jury selection begins today (Monday) in the trial of a Little Falls man charged with shooting two teens during a burglary.  MNN reports 65-year-old Byron Smith is accused of first-degree murder in the deaths of …

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    14 Apr 14
  • GRHS Bldg

    Glencoe Regional Health Services (GRHS) recently cut $2.3 million in expenses from its budget, the equivalent of 46 full-time positions. The McLeod County Chronicle reports Chief Executive Officer Jon Braband said that last week. Braband …

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    09 Apr 14