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  • Railroad Crossing

    A semi truck was hit on the driver’s side door by a BNSF train on a gravel township road crossing near Hettinger in southwest North Dakota Monday afternoon, sending the truck driver from Olivia, MN …

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    03 Sep 15
  • honeybee

    (MNN/Willmar, MN) — Police are investigating an unusual theft in central Minnesota after several boxes of bees were stolen from private land near Willmar. The Willmar Police Facebook page says the theft took place sometime …

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    03 Sep 15
  • crash investigation

    A Watertown, MN woman was seriously injured in a crash Wednesday morning in Excelsior. The State Patrol says 60-year-old Pattie Rude-Loshbaugh was taken to HCMC in Minneapolis for treatment. The Patrol says she was driving …

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    03 Sep 15
  • Anderson-Crane

    The Meeker County Board of Commissioners has approved of a resolution of support for Anderson Crane as it applies for the Job Creation Fund Program. The state program provides incentives for businesses to expand. KWLM …

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    02 Sep 15
  • Dakota Trail

    McLEOD COUNTY, MN – The Lester Prairie Trail Committee is inviting the public to the Dakota Rail Regional Trail grand opening Saturday, Sept. 12th. The event begins at 9am and will take place near the …

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    02 Sep 15
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    BROOKLYN CENTER, Minn. ― Three former U.S. Olympians headline the Minnesota State High School League’s 2015 Hall of Fame class. But before Neal Broten, Briana Scurry and Carrie Tollefson achieved success at the national and …

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    02 Sep 15
  • school

    ROSEVILLE, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Department of Education says nearly two-thirds of the state’s schools are making significant progress in closing achievement gaps in reading and math. By 2017, the state wants to reduce …

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    02 Sep 15
  • Target

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Retailer Target Corp. has laid off about 235 employees in its technology operations in the Twin Cities. In addition to the layoffs Tuesday, Target said it will close about 35 open positions. …

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    02 Sep 15