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  • Meeker County Sheriffs Office

    A Meeker County deputy has been placed on administrative leave pending an investigation regarding the alleged assault of another law enforcement officer.  According to a press release from the Meeker County Sheriff’s Office, law enforcement …

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    12 Mar 15
  • Hutchinson Police Cruiser

    A Hutchinson man is facing firearms and drug charges after a traffic stop Sunday morning. Hutchinson Police say an officer on patrol recognized the driver of a silver vehicle on mainstreet Hutchinson as having a …

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    12 Mar 15
  • Archdiocese

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Pope Francis has removed from the priesthood a former St. Paul priest who pleaded guilty in Minnesota to molesting two boys. Archbishop John Nienstedt of the St. Paul-Minneapolis Archdiocese announced …

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    12 Mar 15
  • ATV Crash

    MAYER, Minn. (AP) — A 53-year-old Delano man is dead after an all-terrain vehicle crash in Carver County. Sheriff Jim Olson says deputies were called to the accident about 5:30 p.m. Sunday. The sheriff says …

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    10 Mar 15
  • A worker wearing a protection suit cull chickens at a poultry farm where the bird flu virus had been found in Takanabe Town, Miyazaki prefecture January 31, 2011

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — More than 40 countries have banned poultry imports from Minnesota after a highly pathogenic strain of avian influenza wiped out a flock of 15,000 birds in about a week. Health …

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    07 Mar 15
  • influenza

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Health officials say a sixth child has died of the flu this season in Minnesota. The latest report from the Minnesota Department of Health says 13 people were hospitalized in …

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    06 Mar 15
  • A worker wearing a protection suit cull chickens at a poultry farm where the bird flu virus had been found in Takanabe Town, Miyazaki prefecture January 31, 2011

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Federal officials say a serious strain of bird flu has been found in a Minnesota commercial turkey flock. The U.S. Department of Agriculture says the finding in Pope County, in …

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    06 Mar 15
  • Target

    NEW YORK (AP) — Target Corp. plans $2 billion in cuts over the next two years through corporate restructuring and other improvements. The goal: to make the Minneapolis-based discounter more agile to compete in an …

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    04 Mar 15