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  • Roger Erickson

    Authorities have released the name of  the man that died in Minnetrista Sunday evening after being crushed by a boat. He’s identified as 58-year-old Roger Erickson of Austin, Minnesota. The Hennepin County Medical Examiner’s Office says Erickson …

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    05 Jul 12
  • Renville County Sheriff

      A Hector man was arrested Saturday and has been charged with 2nd degree assault after allegedly stabbing someone. The Hector Police Department and the Renville County Sheriff’s Office responded to a medical on the …

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    04 Jul 12
  • Heat Illness Precautions

    As summer temperatures soar, keep in mind how to avoid becoming a victim of heat related illness. Heat illness happens when the body can’t cool itself. When the body’s temperature control systems of perspiration and …

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    04 Jul 12
  • Firecracker

    AN EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING HAS BEEN ISSUED FOR ALL OF CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN MINNESOTA AND WEST CENTRAL WISCONSIN THOUGH 10 PM THURSDAY EVENING. Independence Day: Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 97. Heat …

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    04 Jul 12
  • Governor Dayton

    At a meeting of the National Education Association’s Representative Assembly today in Washington, D.C., NEA President Dennis Van Roekel announced that Governor Mark Dayton is this year’s recipient of the America’s Greatest Education Governor Award. …

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    04 Jul 12
  • Wright County Sheriff1

    Authorities say a 16-year-old girl collapsed and died on a bike path Sunday morning in Wright County. Michaela Marie Olson apparently collapsed and fell to the pavement as she was running. Officers responded to the …

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    03 Jul 12
  • Excessive Heat Warning

    AN EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING HAS BEEN ISSUED FOR ALL OF CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN MINNESOTA AND WEST CENTRAL WISCONSIN THOUGH 10 PM THURSDAY EVENING. THIS IS AN UPGRADE TO THE HEAT ADVISORY THAT HAD BEEN IN …

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    03 Jul 12
  • Heat Advisory

    The National Weather Service has issued a heat advisory from noon until midnight today (Monday). The forecast for today is mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 94. Heat index values as high as 105. Light …

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    02 Jul 12