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    Below normal temperatures throughout Minnesota slowed crop development and raised concerns about freeze damage in the northern and central parts of the state during the week ending Sunday, according to USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service. …

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    18 May 16
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    DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A government wildlife researcher says he’s found that rabbits and skunks can become infected with the bird flu virus and shed it enough to infect ducks, evidence that small mammals …

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    18 May 16
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    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Legislature’s transportation trading game continues. House Republicans unveiled a funding offer Tuesday that would fund $600 million in annual road and bridge repairs by using a budget surplus, …

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    18 May 16
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    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — An Eden Prairie man is charged with first-degree premeditated murder in the stabbing death of his pregnant wife and their prematurely born child. Thirty-year-old Yevgeniy Savenok remains jailed with bail set at …

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    18 May 16
  • Want to Run for Office

    People seeking federal, state, county and city offices have a two-week window beginning today (Tuesday) to file for candidacy. Hutchinson Mayor Gary Forcier’s seat is up for election as are two positions on the City …

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    17 May 16
  • State Trooper of the Year

    A Willmar man has been named the 2015 Trooper of the Year for the Minnesota State Patrol. Sgt. Dennis Koenen, a 30-year State Patrol vet, was honored as part of the patrol’s annual awards ceremony, …

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    17 May 16
  • Marissa Quade

    The Kandiyohi County Sheriff’s Department is asking the public for help in locating a missing Willmar woman. Last Thursday the sheriff’s office took a missing person’s report from the family of 20-year-old Marissa Kristine Quade. …

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    17 May 16
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    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Gov. Mark Dayton says he’s presenting a middle ground on a transportation funding plan but that it’s up to Republicans to meet him halfway. The Democratic governor presented two proposals …

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    17 May 16