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  • MN State Patrol

    (Learfield/St. Paul) Distracted driving deaths were up 21% in Minnesota last year. State Patrol Lieutenant Tiffani Nielson says if you see someone driving recklessly over the 4th and you’re able to do so call 9-1-1 …

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    01 Jul 16
  • McLeod County Courthouse

    The trial for a woman accused of texting and driving when she hit and killed a bicyclist began in McLeod County Tuesday. Twenty-five-year-old Emily Givens was charged with criminal vehicular homicide and careless driving in …

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    01 Jul 16
  • Emergency

    MELROSE, Minn. (AP) — Authorities are investigating the death of a 65-year-old man whose body was found under a tractor in central Minnesota. A 911 caller reported the man was found trapped and unresponsive under …

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    01 Jul 16
  • Willmar

    WILLMAR, Minn. (AP) — Hundreds of relatives, neighbors and friends gathered at a cemetery in a western Minnesota city to say good-bye to two young boys whose bodies were found in a nearby lake hours …

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    30 Jun 16
  • money

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota voters will be asked this fall whether state lawmakers should be setting their own salaries, or whether those decisions should be made by an independent citizens commission. DFL Sen. …

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    30 Jun 16
  • methamphetamine

    Two Litchfield men are facing drug charges after a search warrant was conducted at a residence in the 400 Block of South Holcombe Avenue Wednesday afternoon. Meeker County Sheriff Brian Cruze says at 1:30 p.m., …

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    30 Jun 16
  • Willmar PD

    Two Willmar boys have died after being found in shallow water near the Kandiyohi County Fairgrounds. Willmar Police say the boys were reported missing about 6 p.m. Tuesday. Crews searched nearby neighborhoods and found a …

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    29 Jun 16
  • usda logo

    Nearly one-quarter of the second cutting of alfalfa hay was harvested during the week ending Sunday, according to USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service. There were 4.7 days suitable for fieldwork. Continued wet field conditions in …

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    28 Jun 16