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  • Scam

    Authorities are investigating after a Hutchinson woman reported that she was swindled out of over $2,000 after trying to buy a puppy online. The woman told police that after seeing an ad online, she contacted …

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    28 Apr 15
  • dv563013

    FARGO, N.D. (AP) — Police in Fargo say the man who they suspect robbed a Gate City Bank over the weekend has been arrested in Minnesota. The 34-year-old man was arrested on an initial charge …

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    28 Apr 15
  • Planting Corn

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Despite cool, wet weather, Minnesota farmers are continuing a spring planting pace well ahead of last year and the five-year average. According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, planting progress …

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    28 Apr 15
  • Meeker County Courthouse

    Two Dassel men are charged with first-degree criminal sexual conduct for allegedly sexually assaulting a 12-year-old girl they met on a social networking website. The West Central Tribune reports 22-year-old Michael James Rarer and 48-year-old …

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    28 Apr 15
  • Fatal Crash

    A Glencoe woman that was riding a bicycle is dead after she was hit by a car north of Glencoe Sunday afternoon. The McLeod County Sheriff’s Office says 40-year-old Penny Verdeck died at the scene. …

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    27 Apr 15
  • court

    Two rural Hutchinson residents accused of kidnapping and murdering a Howard Lake man will likely not have hearings until this summer. Gwen Butcher’s district court appearance in Buffalo last week resulted in her attorney asking …

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    27 Apr 15
  • crash investigation

    Five people were injured in a three-vehicle crash just after 6pm Friday north of Dassel. The State Patrol says 17-year-old Andrew Sarkinen of Roseville was traveling westbound on Meeker County Road 21, approaching Highway 15, …

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    27 Apr 15
  • Gov Dayton

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Governor Mark Dayton will convene his Executive Council on Monday as Minnesota responds to a bird flu outbreak that has killed millions of birds in the state’s poultry industry. The …

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    27 Apr 15