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  • spring wheat

    Minnesota’s spring wheat harvest is nearly complete but is still about 10 days behind the average pace. According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Minnesota farmers had 5.4 days suitable for field work last week, …

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    23 Sep 14
  • Renville County

    A family with its roots in Renville County is mourning the loss of two brothers who died days apart, one in a tragic hunting accident. The West Central Tribune reports 53-year-old Ken Novotny of Germantown, …

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    23 Sep 14
  • Thomas Bearson

    FARGO, N.D. (AP) — Police in Fargo are taking charge of the investigation into a missing North Dakota State University student who was last seen over the weekend. Authorities say freshman Tom Bearson, of Sartell, …

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    23 Sep 14
  • Gov Dayton

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota’s central social service agency will conduct random screenings of child protection decisions made by county officials who receive allegations of abuse. The measure was announced Monday by Gov. Mark …

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    23 Sep 14
  • High Speed Chase

    A 20-year-old Texas man was arrested after fleeing from a Kandiyohi County Sheriff’s Deputy in the wee hours of Sunday morning. The pursuit started on Highway 71 in northern Kandiyohi County at about 3am, reached …

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    22 Sep 14
  • frost on crops

    MANKATO, Minn. (AP) — Early frost a week ago has some farmers in southern Minnesota worried about this fall’s harvest — which they were hoping to delay after a late spring thaw. The Mankato Free …

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    22 Sep 14
  • fire line do not cross

    Carver County Sheriff Jim Olson has released the name of the man found inside a burning residence on the 400 Block of Franklin Ave NW in Watertown. He’s identified as 69-year-old David John Reuter of …

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    20 Sep 14
  • icy road

    Motorists traveling on Highway 12 near Dassel-Cokato High School may encounter lane closures or delays starting Monday as crews install ice sensors as part of a Minnesota Department of Transportation pilot project. The sensors will …

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    20 Sep 14