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  • gas prices

    Unrest in the Middle East is causing prices to jump at the gas pump. Iraq’s biggest oil producer is now shut down, but officials say there is plenty of gas and oil to supply more …

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    18 Jun 14
  • tweet

    ROGERS, Minn. (AP) — The Rogers High School student who was suspended over a tweet about a teacher is suing the school district, the superintendent, principal and local police chief. The lawsuit filed in federal …

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    18 Jun 14
  • crash investigation

    Three people were hurt in a two-vehicle crash in Meeker County Monday afternoon. Authorities say 62-year-old Daniel Reiman of Shakopee was driving his pickup south on Highway 4 north of Grove City and was hit …

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    18 Jun 14
  • Planting

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Despite widespread rain last week, Minnesota farmers have managed to reach planting levels close to the five-year averages. According to the U.S. Agriculture Department, 97 percent of Minnesota’s expected corn …

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    17 Jun 14
  • coronation

    Photos by Abby (Popp) Copland

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    17 Jun 14
  • no wake

    McLeod County’s Swan Lake is now under a “no wake” designation. Sheriff Scott Rehmann says due to shore erosion, Swan Lake will be a “no wake zone” through this Friday. Boaters are asked to travel …

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    17 Jun 14
  • HWY 15

    Beginning today (Monday, June 16th), motorists traveling on Highway 15 in Hutchinson will find left turn lane closures on northbound Highway 15 at Denver Avenue SW and on southbound and westbound Highway 15 at Edmonton …

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    16 Jun 14
  • highway 7 sign

    Willmar, Minn. – Beginning today (Monday, June 16th), motorists traveling Highway 7 in McLeod, Meeker and Kandiyohi Counties will encounter lane restrictions as contractor crews complete a preventive maintenance chip sealing project to extend the …

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    16 Jun 14