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    A Jennie-O Turkey Store processing plant in Willmar has returned to normal operations after a medical situation Friday night caused a number of employees to be hospitalized. In a statement released Saturday, Pat Solheid, Jennie-O …

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    20 Oct 14
  • crash investigation

    A semitrailer hauling milk tipped over at about 9 a.m. Sunday in the roundabout on Highway 15, on the south side of Hutchinson. The State Patrol says 38-year-old Jessy Freitag of Fairfax was driving the …

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    20 Oct 14
  • Drowning

    (MNN/Laketown Township, MN) — A six-year-old boy drowned on Parley Lake in Carver County Friday morning. Sheriff Jim Olson says it appears Andrew Heyrman was alone in the boat, which drifted away from a dock. …

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    20 Oct 14
  • carver county mn

    A man is dead after a farming incident in Carver County Sunday afternoon. Sgt. Pat Barry with the Carver County Sheriff’s Office said they received a call around 2:21 p.m. that a man was buried …

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    20 Oct 14
  • 2014 election

    Republican U.S. Senate candidate Mike McFadden will tour central Minnesota with Republican 7th District Congressional candidate Torrey Westrom to discuss his “Contract with Minnesota” today (Saturday, October 18).  At 10 this morning, McFadden and Westrom …

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    18 Oct 14
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    Officials are trying to figure out what made a couple dozen workers at the main Jennie-O/Turkey Store plant in Willmar sick last night (Friday). KWLM reports Willmar Fire Chief Gary Hendrickson says the first employee …

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    18 Oct 14
  • Minnesota Department of Health

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota officials and health care providers are working to revise their Ebola treatment procedures should the virus arrive in the state. Health Commissioner Doctor Ed Ehlinger said Friday that Minnesota …

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    18 Oct 14
  • Employment

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota has added 7,200 jobs, pushing the state’s unemployment rate down to 4.1 percent. State officials announced the September gains in the seasonally adjusted unemployment rate Thursday. The rate is …

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    17 Oct 14