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  • H5N2

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Tests on more than 750 ducks shot by Minnesota hunters this fall have turned up no signs of the kind of bird flu that devastated the Midwest poultry industry earlier this year. …

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    23 Oct 15
  • Big Game Treestands

    (MNN/Minneapolis, MN) — More than 12-thousand tree stands used for deer hunting are being recalled by a Minnesota company due to a fall hazard. The Consumer Product Safety Commission says the assembly cables on stands …

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    22 Oct 15
  • BNSF Train

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton has told BNSF Railway’s top executive that he is “deeply concerned” about a recent increase in Bakken oil trains on western suburban tracks into downtown Minneapolis. In a …

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    22 Oct 15
  • Firefighter

    A rural Dassel home was damaged by fire yesterday (Tuesday). At approximately 10:20 p.m., the Meeker County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a structure fire at a residence in the 22300 block of 708th Avenue, Southwest …

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    21 Oct 15
  • Zillmer

    A Litchfield woman charged with draining her mother’s bank accounts in order to prop up a failing bar and restaurant, which resulted in the elderly woman being evicted from her care facility made her first …

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    21 Oct 15
  • UTVRollover

    On Saturday (October 17, 2015), just after 12:30am, the Meeker County Sheriff’s Office received a call that a person injured in an ATV accident was being brought to Meeker Memorial Hospital. Deputies responded to the …

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    19 Oct 15
  • Sandberg

    ST. CLOUD, Minn. (AP) — Authorities say a suspect in a domestic incident who was being treated at a Minnesota hospital grabbed a gun from a Aitkin County sheriff’s deputy and killed the officer. Minnesota …

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    19 Oct 15
  • Timothy Steele

    A woman is dead and a man is in custody after the first homicide in Farmington in more than 40 years. Police Chief Brian Lindquist said the woman suffered blunt force trauma. She is believed …

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    17 Oct 15