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  • early planting

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota farmers have sown some oats and spring wheat, but the U.S. Department of Agriculture says cool temperatures and precipitation have limited any planting in earnest so far. In its …

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    06 Apr 16
  • Firefighter

    A pole barn and its contents in Meeker County were lost by a fire last evening (Monday). The Meeker County Sheriff’s Office says they received a call of a structure fire just before 7pm at …

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    05 Apr 16
  • ATV Crash

    The 5-year-old boy involved in an all-terrain vehicle crash Saturday night in Spicer has died. Wesley Needham died Monday and his organs will be donated, according to the Hennepin County Medical Center. Needham had previously …

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    05 Apr 16
  • McLeod Dairy Princesses

    The 63rd Spring Banquet & Dairy Princess Coronation that was held April 2nd at the Peace Lutheran Church in Hutchinson MN. (See photos below) The new 2016-2017 McLeod County Dairy Princesses are: Sierra Swanson the daughter …

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    04 Apr 16
  • fire investigation

    Fire destroyed a house and garaged Sunday afternoon in Meeker County. The Meeker County Sheriff’s Office says crews were called to a house fire just before 2:30 located in the 74900 block of 240th Street …

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    04 Apr 16
  • NLRB

    Menard Inc. is violating federal labor law in the way it treats its employees, the staff of the National Labor Relations Board has found. The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports that according to the regional office …

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    04 Apr 16
  • ATV Crash

    SPICER, Minn. (AP) — A 5-year-old boy was critically hurt when the all-terrain vehicle he was operating crashed in west-central Minnesota. The Kandiyohi County sheriff’s office was called to the crash near George Lake just …

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    04 Apr 16
  • influenza

    (MNN/St. Paul)  Flu activity around the state went from widespread to regional over the past week. It appears Minnesota has seen the peak of the flu season. Kris Ehresmann is with the state Department of …

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    01 Apr 16