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  • 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
  • flat tire

    Hutchinson Police are investigating property damage that was reported by a local car dealership Thursday afternoon. Authorities say a total of 17 vehicles in the northwestern area of the Jay Malone parking lot had tires …

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    19 Sep 14
  • Pigeon Lake

    Islands in Pigeon Lake in Meeker County have been closed to public access following the discovery of virulent Newcastle Disease Virus (vNDV) in double-crested cormorants. The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources made the decision when …

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    19 Sep 14
  • Employment

    Minnesota employers added 6,100 jobs in August, according to seasonally adjusted figures released today by the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED). The August gains, combined with July figures that were revised from …

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    19 Sep 14