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    WILLMAR — Joseph Opatz, a retired college administrator and former state legislator, will be Ridgewater College’s interim president for the next school year. The 64-year-old Opatz was appointed to the post Wednesday morning at the …

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    18 May 17
  • Emergency

    Authorities have released the name of the construction worker that had to be rescued after becoming trapped under dirt in Glencoe on Monday. 50-year-old Ryan Voss of Glencoe was taken to HCMC for treatment. Voss …

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    16 May 17
  • Kazimer

    (Learfield News Service/WJON/St. Cloud, MN)  The search continues for a missing Annandale teenager.  At about 12:30 p.m. St. Cloud police called off the ground, air and water searches for 17-year-old Aaliyah Kazimer. Authorities say additional …

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    16 May 17
  • Wright County Sheriff

    The Wright County Attorney’s Office said it has hired an outside law firm to conduct a personnel investigation at the county sheriff’s office. KSTP reports the County Attorney’s Office declined to comment further “because it is …

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    16 May 17
  • USDA Crop Report

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Warm, dry weather across Minnesota last week let farmers get caught up on their planting — and then some. After a slow, wet start to the planting season, the U.S. …

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    16 May 17
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    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — An incident command team from the Minnesota Department of Health is overseeing a coordinated effort to stop the spread of measles, which this year is the state’s worst since 1990. The team …

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    16 May 17
  • Gov Dayton

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton has vetoed the remainder of the budget bills sent to him by the Republican Legislature. Dayton’s office says in a statement that he vetoed Republican budget …

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    16 May 17
  • Paynesville Bulldogs

    PAYNESVILLE, Minn. (AP) — High school students in central Minnesota are reading X-rays, growing bacteria and dissecting a heart as part of a national project aimed at helping them solve real-world problems in high-demand careers. …

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    15 May 17