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  • racist facebook comment

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A man accused of sending private racist messages to a Black Lives Matter Facebook page has lost his job with Archer Daniels Midland. The food giant says it investigated the social media …

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    31 Dec 15
  • drug related sentencing

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A Minnesota panel has approved a plan to overhaul the state’s drug sentencing guidelines. The Minnesota Sentencing Guidelines Commission voted 7-3 Wednesday to approve the plan, which has been in …

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    31 Dec 15
  • refugees

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota is expected to get more refugees in 2016 than it has in any year in the past decade. The increase is a ripple effect of the migration wave sweeping the Middle …

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    30 Dec 15
  • Hunting Accident

    The Meeker County Attorney’s Office says the hunting accident investigation involving Meeker County Commissioner Dale Fenrich (fen-rik) is complete. The Meeker County Sheriff’s Office requested the Wright County Sheriff’s Office conduct the investigation. Upon receiving …

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    30 Dec 15
  • Firefighter

    Last night (Monday) at about 11:20pm, the Meeker County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a barn fire at 60314 373rd Street, Manannah Township. Meeker Deputies and the Eden Valley Fire Department responded to the …

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    29 Dec 15
  • Hutchinson Tigers

    The Hutchinson School District has announced their “Students of the Month” for December. They are: Freshman Tyler Drey, Junior Cullin Lickfelt, and Seniors Jessica Trettin, Sam Hantge, Mitchell McKeever, Remington Harder, Tayla Card, and Katelyn …

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    29 Dec 15
  • Drill Mellum

    A Waconia man has now been charged with raping two students shortly after meeting them at separate college parties last year in Minneapolis. Police say the first incident happened on Halloween of 2014, and the …

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    29 Dec 15
  • fire investigation

    (Lake Lillian) Nobody was hurt in an early morning house fire at the 1600 block of 45th Street Southeast in rural Lake Lillian on Sunday. The West Central Tribune reports the Blomkest  Fire Department, along …

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    29 Dec 15