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  • 4 Plex Fire

    Spent fireworks are believed to be the cause of a fire that caused extensive damage to a Hutchinson four-plex overnight (Monday/Tuesday). Hutchinson Fire Chief Mike Schumann says they were called to the fire just before …

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    05 Jul 16
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    LITCHFIELD—A 21-year-old Watkins man has been charged with six felony counts of criminal sexual conduct in connection with at least nine alleged sexual assaults of two children. The West Central Tribune reports Thomas Lee Voigt …

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    05 Jul 16
  • McLeod County Courthouse

    The trial for a woman accused of texting and driving when she hit and killed a bicyclist began in McLeod County Tuesday. Twenty-five-year-old Emily Givens was charged with criminal vehicular homicide and careless driving in …

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    01 Jul 16
  • Emergency

    MELROSE, Minn. (AP) — Authorities are investigating the death of a 65-year-old man whose body was found under a tractor in central Minnesota. A 911 caller reported the man was found trapped and unresponsive under …

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    01 Jul 16
  • Willmar PD

    Two Willmar boys have died after being found in shallow water near the Kandiyohi County Fairgrounds. Willmar Police say the boys were reported missing about 6 p.m. Tuesday. Crews searched nearby neighborhoods and found a …

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    29 Jun 16
  • Justice McKeig

    Gov. Mark Dayton has named a family court judge to the Minnesota Supreme Court. Dayton tapped Anne McKeig, giving the high court a majority of women and a majority that are Dayton appointees. McKeig was …

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    28 Jun 16
  • Carver County Sheriff

    The Carver County Sheriff’s Office is searching for a male suspect after he apparently assaulted a woman in Watertown last week when she caught him breaking into her car. Authorities responded to the incident at …

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    28 Jun 16
  • David Cameron

    LONDON (AP) — Prime Minister David Cameron says he will resign by the fall and insists the British people’s will must be respected after voters chose to leave the 28-nation European Union. Cameron says there …

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    24 Jun 16