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    (Learfield News Service/St. Paul, MN) – Starting today (Monday), Minnesota’s law enforcement agencies will begin a two week crackdown on distracted driving. More officers will spend more time enforcing the state’s ban on texting and …

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    10 Apr 17
  • Form A Feed Fire

    Some more information on the Form-A-Feed fire in Buffalo Lake that was reported early Thursday morning, albeit minimal information. Buffalo Lake Fire Chief Jay Squibb says the call came in at 12:02 am that there …

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    07 Apr 17
  • Sen Franken

    Today (Friday), U.S. Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.) released the following statement after the U.S. strike on a Syrian military airbase:  “President Bashar al-Assad’s horrific use of chemical weapons on his own people is a grave …

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    07 Apr 17
  • rural rush hour

    County officials are reminding motorists to use extra caution on county highways now that farmers are in the fields and using the roadways to transport trucks and equipment from storage facilities to the fields.  Wright …

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    07 Apr 17
  • buffer strip

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota landowners have some new options for complying with the state’s buffer strips law. The 2015 law requires buffer strips of perennial vegetation between farm fields and waterways to filter …

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    07 Apr 17
  • Falcon Heights Shooting

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A judge has declined to move the trial of a Minnesota police officer charged with fatally shooting a black motorist last summer. Attorneys for St. Anthony police officer Jeronimo Yanez …

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    07 Apr 17
  • Hutchinson Police Cruiser

    Hutchinson police are investigating a couple of thefts at local businesses that occurred recently.  After finding some “spider wire,” used for security, on some shelves on Friday (March 31), an employee of Best Buy reported …

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    06 Apr 17
  • Road Construction

    LITCHFIELD—The Minnesota Department of Transportation is hosting a construction open house from 4 to 6 pm today (Thursday) at the Meeker County Courthouse, community room A, to discuss the upcoming Minnesota Highway 22 project. The …

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    06 Apr 17