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  • KMart

    The New Ulm and Monticello K-Mart stores will be closing their doors for good in the coming months. The announcement came last week that the two stores would be part of the latest round of …

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    27 Feb 12
  • ACGC_Falcon

    A final vote is expected to be made tonight on whether nearly 60 elementary students will go to school in Cosmos or Atwater next year. For at least the last two years the Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City …

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    27 Feb 12
  • Lake Litter

    Weekly activity reports from conservation officers with the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources are littered with evidence of various types of refuse being discarded along Minnesota roads and waterways. “We’re seeing everything from wooden fish …

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    24 Feb 12
  • DNR Promotions

    The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has announced several recent promotions in its Division of Enforcement. Conservation Officer Alex Gutierrez was promoted to second lieutenant and named the new metro Regional Training Officer (RTO), overseeing …

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    24 Feb 12
  • Chase John Hodapp (1)

    A 20-year-old Willmar man pleaded guilty to theft charges in Meeker County District Court this week. The West Central Tribune reports 20-year-old Chase John Hodapp pleaded guilty Wednesday to two felony charges of theft in …

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    24 Feb 12
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    Kandiyohi County Commissioner Harlan Madsen was named to a new statewide transportation finance advisory committee this week by Gov. Mark Dayton. Madsen, of rural Lake Lillian, is one of just three county commissioners selected to …

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    24 Feb 12
  • Forgery

    A Gaylord contractor accused of forging documents and failing to pay a subcontractor is scheduled to be in court this week. Karl Richard Kuphal, of Kuphal Construction, has reportedly admitted to forging 2 bank lien …

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    23 Feb 12
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    The Eden Valley-Watkins School Board has selected the districts next superintendent. The St. Cloud Times reports Mark Messman has been chosen to take over for Larry Peterson, who’s retiring June 30th after 11 years as …

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    23 Feb 12