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  • Burning Bales Block Roads

    Stearns County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help in locating those responsible for putting hay bales and cornstalks on roads and setting them on fire. Deputies were called at 2 a.m. Tuesday about …

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    17 Aug 11
  • Superintendent to Retire

    Eden Valley-Watkins plans to hire a full-time superintendent next year to replace Larry Peterson. The St. Cloud Times reports Peterson is leaving June 30th. Peterson is in his 11th year on the job. The 62-year-old …

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    17 Aug 11
  • Pollution Penalty

    A Chanhassen company, Roberts Automatic Products, will pay a civil penalty of almost nine thousand dollars to the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency for alleged hazardous waste violations. MPCA Officials say the violations involved the evaluation, …

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    16 Aug 11
  • Arson Investigation

    The State Fire Marshal’s Office is investigating an arson fire at a home south of Dassel Friday evening. Authorities say the home was under foreclosure and was not occupied. The Meeker County Sheriff’s Office says …

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    16 Aug 11
  • Shooting Investigation

    A 51-year-old man faces possible charges after a shooting in New Ulm early Saturday morning. Authorities say on Saturday morning at about 2:30, a 53 year old man suffered a non-life threatening injury after being …

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    15 Aug 11
  • Mississippi River Search

    The search continues on the Mississippi River for a man that went missing last Friday. Just after 6PM, the Wright County Sheriff’s Office received a report of male subject who went missing while tubing on …

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    12 Aug 11
  • Renville County Authorities Released Identity Killed Gravel Pit Worker

    Renville County authorities have released the identity of the worker killed in an industrial-type accident in a gravel pit near Fairfax on Tuesday. 24-year-old Aaron Kaufmann of Hutchinson died at the scene. Authorities say he …

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    12 Aug 11
  • One Hundred Sticks of Old Dynamite Discovered on Farm

    About one hundred sticks of old dynamite was discovered on a farm northeast of Hector Tuesday. Renville County Sheriff Scott Hable says it’s believed the dynamite may have been inside the outbuilding for more than …

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    12 Aug 11