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  • Gov Dayton and Litchfield Mayor

    LITCHFIELD, Minn. (AP) — Gov. Mark Dayton says state aid is likely for areas of central Minnesota hit hard by tornadoes this week. Dayton met with local officials in Litchfield and Watkins on Wednesday and …

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    14 Jul 16
  • Tornado Cleanup

    Hutchinson, MN – Southwest Initiative Foundation has established a tornado recovery fund in partnership with its community affiliate, Litchfield Area Community Foundation. This emergency fund, called the Meeker County Tornado Recovery Effort Fund, will help …

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    14 Jul 16
  • MnDot Camera Shot 35W

    The Minnesota State Patrol made dozens of arrests this morning (Wednesday) after protesters blocked the southbound lanes of Interstate 35W near University Avenue in Minneapolis. KSTP reports protesters stalled the morning rush hour about 7:30 …

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    13 Jul 16
  • Gov Dayton

    Governor Mark Dayton is coming to Litchfield and Watkins today to get briefed on tornado damage. KWLM reports Dayton will meet with community members affected by Monday afternoon’s tornado at the Litchfield Fire Hall at …

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    13 Jul 16
  • Mitteness

    (Learfield News Service) A woman from Minnesota is accused of allowing a man from Iowa to sexually abuse her nine-year-old daughter in early June in Iowa. Polk County Iowa Sheriff’s Sergeant Brandon Bracelin says the …

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    13 Jul 16
  • Severe Weather

    LITCHFIELD, Minn. (AP) — Tornadoes have struck towns in central Minnesota, damaging homes and knocking out power. Meeker County Sheriff Brian Cruze says a tornado struck the northwest side of Litchfield late Monday afternoon. Cruze …

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    12 Jul 16
  • Falcon Heights Shooting

    FALCON HEIGHTS, Minn. (AP) — Authorities have identified the two police officers involved in the fatal shooting of a black Minnesota man during a traffic stop. The state Bureau of Criminal Apprehension names them as …

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    08 Jul 16
  • Hail

    (Various) Severe thunderstorms packed a punch throughout the Twin Cities Tuesday knocking out power, downing trees and causing flash flooding. The National Weather Service says the storms knocked down trees up to 2 feet in …

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    06 Jul 16