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  • shooting

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A central Minnesota homeowner who killed two teenagers who broke into his home on Thanksgiving Day 2012 is claiming his life sentence is unconstitutional and he’s asking to be released. An attorney …

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    04 Mar 17
  • Deer Road Sign

    A Hutchinson man was injured after he hit a deer with his car west of Cedar Mills Thursday morning. The State Patrol says 54-year-old Thomas Neagbour was taken to Hutchinson Health for treatment of non-life …

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    03 Mar 17
  • Firefighter

    (Hector, MN) At 10:44 last night (Thursday), the Renville County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call reporting a house that was filling with smoke on the 49000 block of County Road 4, which is about …

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    03 Mar 17
  • liquor

    (Learfield News Service/St. Paul, MN) A bill allowing liquor stores to be open Sundays in Minnesota is on its way to Governor Mark Dayton, who said he’ll sign it. The House Thursday afternoon agreed with …

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    03 Mar 17
  • Wally Pikal

    Local musician/entertainer, member of the Minnesota Music Hall of Fame, and host of KDUZ’s weekly “Pikal Patch” Show, Wally Pikal has died. Wally had recently turned 90. He died this morning (Thursday) at Meeker Memorial …

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    02 Mar 17
  • Crash

    (Renville, MN)   On Wednesday afternoon, just after 4, the Renville County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call reporting a one vehicle accident near the intersection of County Road 6 and County Road 15 in …

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    02 Mar 17
  • Emergency

    WILLMAR — Police say a 38-year-old Cosmos man hit his estranged wife with his vehicle as she left her Willmar workplace Wednesday morning, abducted her and drove away from the area. The West Central Tribune …

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    02 Mar 17
  • Proclamation

    At Tuesday night’s City Council meeting, Hutchinson Mayor Gary Forcier proclaimed today (Thursday, March 2nd) as “Terry Davis Day” in Hutchinson. The Mayor wanted to surprise the longtime Hutchinson Leader reporter  who is retiring so, …

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    01 Mar 17