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  • fire investigation

    A fire early this morning (Thursday) destroyed a rural Watkins home and sent the owner to the hospital with burns. At just before 3am, the Meeker County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a house …

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    03 Dec 15
  • Minneapols Police

    (Minneapolis-AP) Officers in riot gear have broken down an encampment outside a Minneapolis precinct where protesters have been demonstrating for nearly two weeks following the fatal shooting of a black man by police. City dump …

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    03 Dec 15
  • Swat Team

    SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (AP) — In San Bernardino, California, a heavily armed man and woman dressed for battle opened fire on a holiday banquet for his co-workers, killing 14 people and seriously wounding more than …

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    03 Dec 15
  • Meeker County Sheriffs Office

    The Meeker County Sheriff’s Office has positively identified the woman whose body was found in a drainage ditch in Swede Grove Township Monday night. She’s identified as 39-year-old Toni Cottrill of Paynesville.   Authorities say the …

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    02 Dec 15
  • Schwendemann

    The man who was last seen with Laura Schwendemann of Starbuck will be charged with gross misdemeanor charges for concealing the location of her body, which was found in a Douglas County cornfield near Alexandria …

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    02 Dec 15
  • Meeker County Sheriffs Office

    Yesterday afternoon (Monday, Nov 30), the Meeker County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a missing person. Deputies responded to a residence in the 31600 block of 518th Avenue, Swede Grove Township.   Grove City Fire and …

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    01 Dec 15
  • Berg

    The Midwest Medical Examiner’s Office has confirmed the identity of the body that was recovered in a Monticello marsh on Sunday (November 29) to be that of Tyler Berg of St. Cloud. The circumstances surrounding …

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    01 Dec 15
  • bird flu chickens

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota has lifted a ban on poultry exhibitions that was put in place after last spring’s bird flu outbreak. The Minnesota of Animal Health says starting Tuesday, birds will be …

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    01 Dec 15