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  • Fire

    For the second time in two days fire destroyed a house in Meeker County. The sheriff’s department says at 10:47 p.m. last night they were called to an address on County Road 2 in Forest …

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    18 Feb 14
  • Firefighter

    An electric heater used to heat a porch is the suspected cause of an early morning house fire discovered by a passerby Sunday morning southeast of Litchfield. According to the Meeker County Sheriff’s office, a …

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    17 Feb 14
  • Fatal Crash

    One person is dead and two seriously injured after a one-vehicle crash in New Ulm early Saturday morning. 27-year-old Randyn Groebner of New Ulm died at the scene. The State Patrol says he was a …

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    17 Feb 14
  • crash investigation

    A Winthrop woman was injured in a one-vehicle rollover west of Gibbon Sunday morning. 51-year-old Suzanne Pichotta was taken to Glencoe Regional Health Services for treatment of non-life threatening injuries. The State Patrol says she …

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    17 Feb 14
  • Hwy 212

    ST. PAUL,Minn.(AP) — Authorities say a couple had a knife when they were fatally shot in an officer-involved shooting after a police chase on a major Twin Cities highway last week. The Minnesota Bureau of …

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    13 Feb 14
  • gas prices

    After months of relatively stable gas prices, things may be about to change. Between now and Easter – the price of regular unleaded could shoot up 40 cents a gallon says Tom Kloza, an analyst …

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    13 Feb 14
  • tax prep

    The Minnesota Department of Revenue says the Hennepin County Attorney’s Office has charged 64-year-old John William Zastrow of Minnetonka, with 28 tax-related felonies. Zastrow, a tax preparer, is charged with four counts of identity theft …

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    12 Feb 14
  • no chickens

    Hutchinson residents will not be allowed to raise chickens in their backyards anytime soon. The Hutchinson City Council Tuesday night approved a motion that denied adopting a chicken ordinance that if approved, would have allowed …

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    12 Feb 14