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  • Meeker Memorial Hospital

    Meeker Memorial Hospital has implemented visitor restrictions, effective immediately, to help protect patients, staff and the community from the spread of influenza. It is recommended that no children visit hospital patients. No one under 18 …

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    17 Dec 14
  • medical marijuana

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesotans seeking medical marijuana next year can expect monthly bills of $100 to $500 for their treatment. Officials from the state’s two manufacturers stress costs for the medicine will vary …

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    17 Dec 14
  • thin ice

    With the recent weather fluctuation and inconsistent ice conditions, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is urging everyone to think twice before going out on the ice. “Ice is never 100 percent safe,” according to …

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    16 Dec 14
  • MNsure

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota’s health insurance exchange is moving the deadline to get coverage for the New Year back five days to Dec. 20. MNsure officials said Monday they pushed back the deadline …

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    16 Dec 14
  • thin ice on river

    The Kandiyohi County Sheriff’s Department has issued a thin ice warning. Due to warm conditions since Friday, sheriff’s officials say they’ve seen a rapid decline in ice conditions on area lakes. KWLM reports one vehicle …

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    15 Dec 14
  • MN Lawmaker Seeks to Scale Back Farm Property Taxes

    MAZEPPA, Minn. (AP) — A Republican lawmaker from southeastern Minnesota says farmers are being overwhelmed by tax increases. Rep. Steve Drazkowski of Mazeppa plans to introduce a bill next month that would dramatically reduce farmers’ …

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    15 Dec 14
  • Arlington MN Police Dept

    The Arlington City Council unanimously approved a motion to approve a three-person police department. In conjunction with the move, the Arlington Enterprise reports the council also unanimously approved a motion to approve the job description …

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    13 Dec 14
  • Fatal Crash

    The 17-year-old female driver involved in the Wright County crash that killed 21-year-old Robert Brau of Willmar, has been charged with a misdemeanor offense. That’s according to Brau’s parents. The girl was reportedly traveling eastbound …

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    13 Dec 14