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  • Fatal Crash

    The Paynesville man charged with criminal vehicular homicide in the deaths of two Watkins teenagers in a crash on State Highway 24 last summer is scheduled to appear in Meeker County district court on Monday. …

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    04 Jan 16
  • Happy New Year

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    31 Dec 15
  • death investigation

    MANKATO, Minn. (AP) — Authorities have determined a 16-year-old Minnesota girl whose body was found in a field died of accidental suffocation. Hannah Olivia of New Ulm was found face down in a field west …

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    31 Dec 15
  • shoveling snow

    MANKATO, Minn. – The Minnesota Department of Transportation reminds the public that it is unlawful to deposit snow on or next to a public highway or street. Jed Falgren, MnDot maintenance engineer says “Improperly placing …

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    31 Dec 15
  • racist facebook comment

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A man accused of sending private racist messages to a Black Lives Matter Facebook page has lost his job with Archer Daniels Midland. The food giant says it investigated the social media …

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    31 Dec 15
  • drug related sentencing

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A Minnesota panel has approved a plan to overhaul the state’s drug sentencing guidelines. The Minnesota Sentencing Guidelines Commission voted 7-3 Wednesday to approve the plan, which has been in …

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    31 Dec 15
  • refugees

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota is expected to get more refugees in 2016 than it has in any year in the past decade. The increase is a ripple effect of the migration wave sweeping the Middle …

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    30 Dec 15
  • Hunting Accident

    The Meeker County Attorney’s Office says the hunting accident investigation involving Meeker County Commissioner Dale Fenrich (fen-rik) is complete. The Meeker County Sheriff’s Office requested the Wright County Sheriff’s Office conduct the investigation. Upon receiving …

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    30 Dec 15