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  • Fatal Crash

    A Shakopee man was killed after losing control and plunging off the Bloomington Ferry Bridge Friday morning. According to the State Patrol, 48-year-old Steven Whiting lost control of his car on an icy patch of …

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    08 Dec 13
  • Fire

    Crews from several area fire departments battled a house fire near Arlington Friday night. The Arlington Fire Department was called out to the farm on 441st Street just after 5pm. Crews from Glencoe, Gaylord, New …

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    08 Dec 13
  • United Way 2011

    United Way of McLeod County Board President Dave Schwedler has announced that the organization delivered nearly $77,000 in checks during November, to 35 partnering agency programs. Those checks represent the second half community investment grants …

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    06 Dec 13
  • Shoveling Snow

    The Minnesota Department of Transportation reminds the public that it is unlawful to deposit snow on or next to a public highway or street. Craig Gertsema, MnDOT District 8 maintenance superintendent says “Improperly placing snow …

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    06 Dec 13
  • Police Pursuit

    A Hutchinson man is facing multiple charges after a crash and slow speed chase near Darwin early Thursday morning. The Meeker County Sheriff’s Department says at 2:13 in the morning they received a report of …

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    06 Dec 13
  • Laura Jean Simonson

    The Farmington Police Department is conducting a missing person investigation on Laura Jean Simonson, a potential vulnerable adult, missing from Farmington since November 1st, 2013. Laura is a 37 year-old white female, 5’2” and 105lbs, …

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    06 Dec 13
  • fire line do not cross

    The remains of a second child killed in a farmhouse fire in southwest Minnesota have been recovered. MNN reports two adults and other kids were able to get out from the home in Lucan Wednesday …

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    06 Dec 13
  • Nelson Mandela

    U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar calls Nelson Mandela’s life “a powerful affirmation of the human spirit.” The Minnesota Democrat issued a statement Thursday on the death of Mandela, the first black president of South Africa.  Mandela …

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    06 Dec 13