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  • 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
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    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
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    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
  • John-Deere-Logo-Tractor-Machinery

    A crime alert has been issued, warning residents about farm equipment thefts in Stearns County. Authorities say in Lake George Township, a 22-foot John Deere model 680 chisel plow was taken from a field. In …

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    29 Sep 11