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  • crash investigation

    A Buffalo Lake woman was injured Saturday afternoon in a two-vehicle crash on Highway 212 in Buffalo Lake. 71-year-old Kathleen Godejahn was taken to Hutchinson Health for treatment of non-life threatening injuries. The State Patrol …

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    27 Oct 14
  • crash investigation

    Two people from Paynesville were injured Saturday morning in a two-vehicle broadside crash on the Highway 23 bypass around Paynesville. 83-year-old Leslie Snyder of Paynesville, and 81-year-old Ruby Snyder of Paynesville were taken to Paynesville Hospital for …

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    27 Oct 14
  • baseball bat attack

    CHASKA, Minn. (AP) — A Minnesota prosecutor has charged an Arizona college football player in a baseball bat attack on a high school basketball player. The Carver County Attorney’s office charged 19-year-old Jabari Javon Marshall …

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    24 Oct 14
  • Solar Eclipse

    Partial solar eclipse as seen from Hutchinson, MN. October 23, 2014 Photos by Mark Wodarczyk

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    23 Oct 14
  • obstacle course

    An obstacle course for off-road vehicles is coming to Atwater. Kandiyohi County Commissioner Harlan Madsen tells KWLM the county board this week approved a conditional use permit for Jeffrey Thompson of YLH Properties LLC to …

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    23 Oct 14
  • Emergency

    (MNN/Hanska, MN) — Authorities have identified a 78-year-old Hanska man fatally run over by his own tractor Monday. The Brown County Sheriff’s Office says Dave Olstad was outside his tractor at the Hanska Farmers Co-op, …

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    23 Oct 14
  • social security cards

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — An employee of a Minnesota slaughterhouse is accused of arranging false identifications this year for at least a dozen people. Thirty-one-year-old Mireya Reyes of Fairfax, Minnesota is charged in federal court with …

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    23 Oct 14
  • Ebola Outbreak

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A St. Paul public school staffer plans to travel to Sierra Leone to help her father, who is stricken with Ebola. Thirty-one-year-old Mariama Kpaka-Sengita has been granted a leave of …

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    22 Oct 14