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    Eleven area high schools are celebrating homecoming this week. Three had royalty coronations Monday. Homecoming King for Mayer Lutheran is Grant Noennig and Lindsay Phillips is Queen. For Watertown-Mayer, Dustin Thomas is Homecoming King and …

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    29 Sep 11
  • backyard fire1

    An Eden Valley woman is dead after apparently falling into a backyard fire pit at her home. According to the Stearns County Sheriff’s Office, 57-year-old Bonita Schwandt of Eden Valley had been sitting alone by …

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    27 Sep 11
  • Travis Allan Olsen1

    A Prior Lake man has been found guilty of Criminal Sexual Conduct in the First Degree by a Carver County Jury. The jury found 37-year-old Travis Allan Olsen guilty Tuesday. Carver County Attorney Mark Metz …

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    22 Sep 11
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    A nearby domestic situation caused the lock down of the Rockford Middle School yesterday morning (Monday) as a precautionary measure. The Wright County Sheriff’s Office says they responded to a report of a domestic dispute …

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    20 Sep 11
  • hog1

    Authorities are investigating the theft of 150 pigs reported stolen from a farm in southeast Minnesota. The Nicollet County Sheriff’s Department was called Friday to a farm near the town of Lafayette. The owner of …

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    20 Sep 11
  • frosty morning

    The first frost of the season was early this year in the Hutchinson area. The National Weather Service had issued a frost warning for the area and Mother Nature came through with a chilly Thursday …

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    15 Sep 11
  • wildfire1

    The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency urges those who live near or downwind of the Pagami Creek fire in northeastern Minnesota to take precautions to reduce exposure if the smell of smoke or haze is present. …

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    15 Sep 11
  • emergency lights

    A Monticello woman has died as the result of a two-vehicle crash late Tuesday morning. 93-year-old Edna Arnold was taken to North Memorial Medical Center where she died. The Wright County Sheriff’s Office says Arnold …

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    15 Sep 11