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  • Mitteness

    (Learfield News Service) A woman from Minnesota is accused of allowing a man from Iowa to sexually abuse her nine-year-old daughter in early June in Iowa. Polk County Iowa Sheriff’s Sergeant Brandon Bracelin says the …

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    13 Jul 16
  • Severe Weather

    LITCHFIELD, Minn. (AP) — Tornadoes have struck towns in central Minnesota, damaging homes and knocking out power. Meeker County Sheriff Brian Cruze says a tornado struck the northwest side of Litchfield late Monday afternoon. Cruze …

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    12 Jul 16
  • Falcon Heights Shooting

    FALCON HEIGHTS, Minn. (AP) — Authorities have identified the two police officers involved in the fatal shooting of a black Minnesota man during a traffic stop. The state Bureau of Criminal Apprehension names them as …

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    08 Jul 16
  • Hail

    (Various) Severe thunderstorms packed a punch throughout the Twin Cities Tuesday knocking out power, downing trees and causing flash flooding. The National Weather Service says the storms knocked down trees up to 2 feet in …

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    06 Jul 16
  • 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
  • court

    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