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  • Emergency

    ST. CLOUD, Minn. (AP) — St. Cloud police say a 4-year-old girl suffered injuries when she was dropped by a relative from a third-story balcony. WJON reports Assistant Police Chief Jeff Oxton says a witness …

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    20 Mar 18
  • Cougar

    (KEYC/New Ulm, MN)  A potential mountain lion sighting has been reported by an eyewitness in the New Ulm area. Minnesota DNR says that human encounters with mountain lions are extremely rare and that being struck …

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    20 Mar 18
  • Cokato Museum

    With the commencing of long-planned lighting renovations at the Cokato Museum, effective today (Monday, March 19), the exhibit gallery will be closed to the public.  Officials say the museum office will be open but not …

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    19 Mar 18
  • Ridgewater College Hutchinson Campus

    Three finalists for Ridgewater College President have been announced by Minnesota State Colleges and Universities. The finalists are Laura Driscoll, Craig Johnson and Jonathan Mandrell. All three finalists will be making visits to the Willmar …

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    19 Mar 18
  • Kandiyohi County

    (West Central Tribune/Willmar, MN) As the implementation date for a countywide sales tax draws near, Kandiyohi County officials are putting the final touches on the timetable for how the proceeds will be spent over the …

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    19 Mar 18
  • Fire

    (KWLM/Kimball MN-) Fire destroyed a home east of Kimball Wednesday night. The Stearns County Sheriff’s Department says at around 9pm Wednesday, homeowners John Erickson and Deborah Jurgens heard a pop coming from the attached garage …

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    16 Mar 18
  • Uponor

    Uponor’s $6.35 million Hutchinson expansion is progressing quickly, and company officials say the plant is expected to become operational this spring. As a result, Uponor has begun the hiring process. The company will host a …

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    16 Mar 18
  • Adam Joseph Willaert

    The Nicollet County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s assistance in locating a man suspected in several recent crimes.Authorities say 36-year-old Adam Joseph Willaert is wanted on an outstanding warrant. His crimes include stolen …

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    16 Mar 18