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  • Drought Monitor

    The U.S. Drought Monitor released Thursday shows that the driest portion of Minnesota is in the central portion of the state. The northern two-thirds ofKandiyohiCounty, along with portions of Swift, Stearns, Benton, Sherburne and Wright …

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    06 Sep 13
  • scam alert

    The McLeod County Sheriff’s Office is alerting area residents of a sweepstakes scam that is making its way through the mail. Officials say the letter states “You are the Lucky winner of a Shopper’s Sweepstake.  …

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    06 Sep 13
  • Wright County Sheriff

    Two Howard Lake men have been arrested in connection with burglaries and thefts at a Montrose Café last month. The Wright County Sheriff’s Office responded to Red’s Café in Montrose on August 17th and August …

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    05 Sep 13
  • McLeod County

    The McLeod County Board of Commissioners on Tuesday adopted — on a 4-1 vote — a preliminary 2014 budget which has a proposed 2.27 percent levy increase. The McLeod County Chronicle reports last week, the …

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    04 Sep 13
  • knife

    Wright County authorities are looking for a suspect that allegedly robbed a 14-year-old boy at knifepoint Monday afternoon. On Monday, just after 1pm, the Wright County Sheriff’s Office received a call of a robbery near …

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    04 Sep 13
  • resurfacing

    Motorists on Highway 7 in Cosmos will encounter lane closures and delays on Wednesday, Sept. 4 and Thursday, Sept. 5 as crews replace pipes beneath the road surface. Traffic will be reduced to one lane and controlled …

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    04 Sep 13
  • Sparboe Farms

    The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency has prepared an Environmental Assessment Worksheet for a proposed expansion at Sparboe Farms east of Litchfield. The Environmental Assessment Worksheet, which describes potential impacts on land use, water quality and …

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    03 Sep 13
  • crash investigation

    Two people were taken to the Hutchinson Hospital for treatment of injuries they sustained in a three-vehicle crash that began at the Hutchinson Burger King late Friday morning. Hutchinson police say 82-year-old Leroy Markgraf of …

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    03 Sep 13