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  • farm to school month

    The first ever National Farm to School Month is taking place this October. In 2010, Congress designated October as National Farm to School Month, which demonstrates the growing importance and role of Farm to School …

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    05 Oct 11
  • Grass-fire

    Saying weather conditions will create “explosive fire growth potential,” the National Weather Service has put portions of west central and south central Minnesota, including Kandiyohi and Renville Counties, under a “red flag” warning for today …

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    04 Oct 11
  • WCSO BADGE_1

    At about 2 yesterday morning (Monday), a Wright County Sheriff’s deputy on patrol discovered a burglary in progress at the American Mini storage at 4824 State Highway 55 NW in Maple Lake Township. Authorities say …

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    04 Oct 11
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    A 40-year-old Renville man has been sentenced to 120 days in jail and 5 years of probation for setting fire to an ex-girlfriend’s apartment. Michael Donovan McLaughlin pleaded guilty to 2nd-degree arson in Renville County …

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    04 Oct 11
  • homecoming crowns

    More area high schools are celebrating homecoming this week. BOLD, Buffalo Lake-Hector-Stewart, Dassel-Cokato, Eden Valley-Watkins, Norwood-Young America, Sibley East, and Glencoe-Silver Lake, are all having activities this week celebrating homecoming. The Glencoe-Silver Lake Panthers host …

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    03 Oct 11
  • download

    A day with wind gusts up to 40 miles an hour did not help authorities responding to a house fire in Hutchinson earlier this week. The Hutchinson Fire Department responded to a call of a …

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    30 Sep 11
  • DavidRadtke1

    A former pastor from rural Gibbon had an omnibus hearing in court on Thursday on criminal sexual conduct charges. 52-year-old David E. Radtke is accused of inappropriately touching a 16-year-old foreign exchange student staying in …

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    30 Sep 11
  • emergency lights

    A Sauk Rapids woman was killed Wednesday when the motorcycle she was on collided with a deer. 47-year-old Laura Ann Tenvoorde-Behrend died at the scene of the crash at Stearns County Road 155, south of …

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    30 Sep 11