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  • Minnesota Department of Health

    State health officials are confirming four more influenza-related deaths, bringing the total to 180 since the flu season began in October. There were seven hospitalizations during the second week of March, while four schools and …

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    22 Mar 13
  • Crash investigation

    A Watkins man was injured after his car collided with a snowplow in Meeker County Thursday morning. The Sheriff’s Office says a car driven by 24-year-old Travis Donnay of Watkins crashed into the rear of …

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    22 Mar 13
  • Carver County

    A new study says Carver County is the state’s healthiest Minnesota county, while Cass County is the least healthy. The County Health Rankings Report, prepared by the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute, uses a …

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    21 Mar 13
  • ACGC_Falcon

    The state has given the OK for the Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City School District to continue its four-day school schedule. Superintendent Sherri Broderius was notified this week that the Minnesota Department of Education had approved the district’s …

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    21 Mar 13
  • PaulWickenhauser

    District Judge Donald Spilseth has followed last week’s verbal denial of a change of venue with a written order in the case of Paul Anthony Wickenhauser, the 22-year-old Cokato man facing 15 felony charges for …

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    21 Mar 13
  • School Lockdown

    A 12-year-old New Prague middle school student is custody, accused of calling 9-1-1 and claiming there was an active shooter in the building who had injured several students. MNN reports officials say the male student …

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    21 Mar 13
  • Scam

    The Better Business Bureau of Minnesota and North Dakota (BBB) is urging consumers considering an online car purchase to be extra cautious following three recent incidents involving bogus auto dealer websites, each claiming to be …

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    20 Mar 13
  • litchfield (1)

    The Litchfield/Dassel Cokato Boys Hockey team has brought home a state title.  The Dragons were named as the Class A Academic State Champions recently.  Coach Chris Olson’s boys have won this award for three consecutive seasons.  The award …

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    19 Mar 13