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  • Holsteins

    Authorities in Lac qui Parle County said late Thursday afternoon that all the cattle missing in an alleged theft Saturday from a rural Madison feedlot have now been accounted for. According to the Lac qui …

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    03 Feb 12
  • shakers vodka

    BENSON — The company that put Benson on the map as a distiller of fine spirits and Shakers on store shelves as an ultra-premium vodka has filed a Chapter 7 bankruptcy petition. The West Central …

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    02 Feb 12
  • ChrisTillman

    The Golden Valley man accused of killing a 19-year-old Henderson woman pleaded guilty to 1st-degree murder on Tuesday in Blue Earth County Court and was sentenced to life in prison. 19-year-old Christopher Tillman admitted to …

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    02 Feb 12
  • Darek Jon Nelson

    Criminal and legal proceedings are on hold in the case of a Montevideo man accused of fatally stabbing a woman outside a restaurant.  The lawyer for 24-year-old Darek Nelson has asked a judge for an …

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    02 Feb 12
  • DFL logo

    The McLeod County Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party (DFL) Precinct Caucus locations are set for 6:30 P.M., Tuesday, February 7th at three locations. The locations are: ***Glencoe High School, Media Center / Library, 1825 16th St. E in …

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    02 Feb 12
  • Hutchinson logo

    The Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) has awarded Shovel Ready certifications to business park developments in Red Wing, Hutchinson, Grand Rapids, Fairmont, Isanti and Centerville. Shovel Ready certification means a city or …

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    02 Feb 12
  • Guilty Plea in Toddler Death

    A 21-year-old Olivia man offered a guilty plea Tuesday in the death of a toddler in his care, and a judge will now decide the severity of the sentence. The West Central Tribune reports Sergio …

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    01 Feb 12
  • Swany Flour Mill

    Investigators were not able to determine what caused the fire last month that destroyed the Swany White Flour Mill, a Central Minnesota landmark. The Dec. 27 fire caused $850,000 in damage, according to the State …

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    01 Feb 12