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  • Hennepin County

    BLOOMINGTON, Minn. (AP) — A recent drug bust in Hennepin County yielded a record amount of fentanyl, a powerful painkiller. Authorities say Bloomington police raided a home on Nov. 3 and seized nearly three-quarters of …

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    10 Nov 16
  • Emergency

    A rural Danube man had to abandon his car while he was driving on Renville County Road 11 just before 6 this morning (Monday). The Sheriff’s Office says 65-year-old Gregory Penke was driving on County …

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    07 Nov 16
  • scam alert

    Authorities in Hutchinson are alerting residents of an email scam trying to elicit money for bogus high school winter basketball schedule cards for the upcoming season. Hutchinson Police say this morning (Friday), an employee at …

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    04 Nov 16
  • court

    SHAKOPEE, Minn. (AP) — A Shakopee High School student has been charged with criminal sexual conduct for allegedly luring a girl out of class and raping her in the boy’s locker room. Eighteen-year-old Angel Torres …

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    04 Nov 16
  • dv563013

    Police say an 18-year-old is in custody after a report of a sexual assault at Shakopee High School. Shakopee Police Chief Jeff Tate has identified the suspect as Angel Torres. KSTP reports the incident was …

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    03 Nov 16
  • U.S. President Barack Obama announces the withdrawal of U.S. troops from Iraq in the briefing room of the White House in Washington October 21, 2011

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Federal help is on the way to a handful of southern Minnesota counties hammered by rain and flooding. President Barack Obama declared a major disaster in Minnesota on Wednesday following …

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    03 Nov 16
  • McLeod County Courthouse

    A Bird Island man has been charged with soliciting children. Hutchinson Police say 21-year-old Mathew Paul Crow is charged with four felony counts of electronic solicitation of children. He was arrested last week in Olivia …

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    02 Nov 16
  • McLeod County

    The McLeod County Parks will be closed to the public from Friday, November 4th through Monday, November 14th. The McLeod County Park Commission says the public will not be allowed to enter any of the …

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    01 Nov 16