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  • Fire Line Do Not Cross

    Yesterday afternoon (Wednesday) at 5:12, the Meeker County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call of a barn on fire located at 59157 U.S. Highway 12, west of Litchfield. KLFD reports the barn was a 60-by-80 …

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    04 Apr 13
  • JeffBertrangHeadshot

    The GFW School Board on Wednesday accepted the resignation of Superintendent Jeff Bertrang and officially released him from his contract with the district, and about an hour later he was officially hired by the New …

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    04 Apr 13
  • Traffic Light

    Motorists on Highway 5 in Arlington will no longer need to stop at the intersection with Main Street after today (April 4, 2013). However, MnDot officials say cross traffic, or motorists on Main Street will …

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    04 Apr 13
  • Recall

    Belgrade Meats and Pastures a Plenty have issued a voluntary recall on uncured smoked breakfast links, uncured wieners, uncured smoked brat links, and pepper sticks after routine product sampling by the Minnesota Department of Agriculture …

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    04 Apr 13
  • High Speed Chase

    A man who led law officers on a 38-mile, high-speed chase in Renville County entered guilty pleas on Wednesday to charges resulting from the Dec. 3 incident. The West Central Tribune reports 46-year-old Brian Noel …

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    04 Apr 13
  • JeffBertrang

    Gibbon-Fairfax-Winthrop Superintendent Jeff Bertrang is scheduled to officially enter his resignation during a special GFW School Board meeting this (WED) evening, and the New Ulm District 88 School Board is scheduled to officially approve Bertrang’s …

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    03 Apr 13
  • MN National Guard

    More than 120 soldiers from the 257th Military Police Company are scheduled to return Thursday to Minnesota after a year-long deployment to Afghanistan. “I am extremely proud of these soldiers and it’s an especially good …

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    03 Apr 13
  • RC Hospital & Clinics

    A decision on whether to move forward with a proposal to build a new Renville County Hospital and Clinics facility will likely be made by month’s end. The West Central Tribune reports that Nathan Blad, …

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    03 Apr 13