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  • Governor Dayton

    Governor Mark Dayton has declared a state of emergency in 26 Minnesota counties hit by storms, flash floods and massive power outages last month. The June storms downed power lines, toppled trees, sucked chunks of …

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    04 Jul 13
  • Mosquito

    A batch of mosquitoes collected by the Metropolitan Mosquito Control District in Carver County has tested positive for West Nile virus. However, Dave Neitzel with the Minnesota Department of Health says they have not yet …

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    04 Jul 13
  • National CVSO Symbol

      The Minnesota Department of Veterans Affairs has established an Emergency Storm Relief grant to address unreimbursed cleanup and repair expenses that may have been incurred as a result of the storms on June 21, …

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    04 Jul 13
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    One hundred fifty years after the historic Battle of Gettysburg, the Minnesota National Guard honored the Soldiers who fought during that pivotal time of the American Civil War. On the sesquicentennial anniversary of the Battle …

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    03 Jul 13
  • fatal crash investigation

    A Winsted man was killed in a one-vehicle crash in Meeker County yesterday (Tuesday). The Sheriff’s Office says just before 6 p.m., 73-year-old Hubert Haekenkamp was driving a pickup that was pulling a farm implement, …

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    03 Jul 13
  • Renville County Parks

       Due to last week’s rainfall, some Renville County parks are stillclosed due to flooding, but some will reopen.     Parks that remain closed include: Mack Lake County ParkAnderson Lake County ParkSkalbekken County Park – …

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    03 Jul 13
  • Fire

    Early Tuesday morning (July 2nd), at about 1:00 a.m., the Meeker County Sheriff’s Office, Litchfield Police Department, and Litchfield Fire Department responded to a structure fire on Highway 24 in Litchfield Township. The farm site …

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    03 Jul 13
  • GlencoeGardenCenter1

    A former Glencoe businessman accused of swindling more than a dozen lenders out of over $300,000 has been sentenced to 360 days in jail and 20 years of probation for the crimes. 49-year-old Bryan James …

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    02 Jul 13