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  • signs cause stir

    ST. PETER, Minn. (AP) — A student organization says it posted provocative signs about illegal immigrants at a Minnesota college as part of a social experiment. The signs were posted Monday at Gustavus Adolphus College …

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    23 Mar 17
  • fire investigation

    BLOMKEST – Fifty corn stalk bales caught fire Wednesday evening on the 16000 block of 15th Street Southwest in rural Blomkest, spreading to a nearby barn and forcing the evacuation of 300 cows and two …

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    23 Mar 17
  • polaris

    Medina-based Polaris Industries has recalled an additional 19,200 all-terrain vehicles, this time for 2015 and 2016 Sportsman 850 and 1000 models. Possible fire risks were the reason, as with several earlier recalls. The recalls, reported …

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    22 Mar 17
  • money

    (Learfield News Service)  Nearly $800,000 in grants are going to communities around the state to help combat sex trafficking. The money is coming from the state Department of Public Safety Office of Justice Programs and …

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    22 Mar 17
  • jcpenney

    Eight J.C. Penney stores in small towns across Minnesota are on the list of 138 stores the department store chain plans to close this year. The Star Tribune reports those stores are in Baxter, Fairmont, …

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    17 Mar 17
  • Wright County Sheriff

    Due to recent social media posts and news articles regarding the burglary that occurred in the 200 block of 2nd St SW in the City of Delano, the Wright County Sheriff’s Office and the homeowner …

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    16 Mar 17
  • Hutchinson City Center

    The city of Hutchinson has officially accepted a couple of large donations. At last night’s (Tuesday) city council meeting, a donation of $30,950 was accepted from the Hutchinson Elks Lodge. That’s the second donation from …

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    15 Mar 17
  • Meeker County Courthouse

    (Grove City MN-) The father of a teen who shot and killed his sister and himself at a home near Mannanah made his initial appearance on a handful of charges in Meeker County District Court …

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    15 Mar 17