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  • Drowning

    A 51-year-old man from Olivia has drowned while swimming in a lake in Kandiyohi County. The Sheriff’s Office says a possible drowning was reported Friday evening on Big Kandiyohi Lake in rural Lake Lillian. Deputies …

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    18 Jul 16
  • Wendell Anderson

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Former Minnesota Gov. Wendell Anderson, a Democrat who was seen as embodying his state when he posed for an iconic Time magazine cover only to lose public confidence by arranging …

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    18 Jul 16
  • Sen Franken

    On Saturday (July 16),  U.S. Sen. Al Franken will be in Hutchinson to meet with officials from Hutchinson and McLeod County to discuss the current state of the region’s infrastructure, including roads, bridges, water systems, …

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    15 Jul 16
  • Railroad Crossing

    A Litchfield man escaped with only minor injuries after his pickup was struck by a train in Meeker County yesterday. The sheriff’s department says at 8:22 a.m. they recieved a report of a vehicle/train collision …

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    15 Jul 16
  • USAO MN

    A 56-year-old Buffalo, Minnesota man has pleaded guilty to defrauding investors of at least $1.2 million. The U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Minnesota said.David Blaine Welliver, who acted as an investment adviser for …

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    14 Jul 16
  • Paisley Park

    CHASKA, Minn. (AP) — A judge says a Minnesota law firm may have “potentially relevant” information for determining who should inherit Prince’s estate. Carver County Judge Kevin Eide gave permission for the Minneapolis law firm …

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    14 Jul 16
  • Gov Dayton and Litchfield Mayor

    LITCHFIELD, Minn. (AP) — Gov. Mark Dayton says state aid is likely for areas of central Minnesota hit hard by tornadoes this week. Dayton met with local officials in Litchfield and Watkins on Wednesday and …

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    14 Jul 16
  • Tornado Cleanup

    Hutchinson, MN – Southwest Initiative Foundation has established a tornado recovery fund in partnership with its community affiliate, Litchfield Area Community Foundation. This emergency fund, called the Meeker County Tornado Recovery Effort Fund, will help …

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    14 Jul 16