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  • Christopher Besser

    The St. Michael man accused of fatally shooting his father and brother has been indicted by a grand jury. Wright County Attorney Tom Kelly says 22-year-old Christopher Besser is charged with two counts of first-degree premeditated …

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    23 Jul 15
  • Military Field Cross

    A $6,000 bronze military field cross erected five years ago by the Litchfield American Legion in Litchfield’s Memorial Park is being repaired after it was vandalized earlier this week. The West Central Tribune reports Legion …

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    23 Jul 15
  • Fatal Crash

    A Grove City man is dead after a one-vehicle crash West of Litchfield Wednesday evening. 21-year-old Spencer Latham was found dead at the scene. The Meeker County Sheriff’s Office says they received a call at …

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    23 Jul 15
  • Slavik

    New Prague police are asking the public to help find a man who hasn’t been seen since this weekend. Police say 31-year-old Anthony James Slavik left his home on Saturday, July 18, and didn’t come …

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    23 Jul 15
  • Fatal Crash

    WILLMAR, Minn. (AP) — Sheriff’s officials have released the name of a bicyclist who was struck and killed by a motorist in Kandiyohi County. The sheriff’s office identifies the victim as 62-year-old Bruce “Leo” Kehrer-Schneider …

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    23 Jul 15
  • bird flu chickens

    DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Scientists have developed a vaccine strain that is 100 percent effective in protecting chickens from bird flu and testing is underway to see if it protects turkeys. U.S. Agriculture Secretary …

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    23 Jul 15
  • Oats

    (MNN/Independence, MN) — A man was found dead yesterday (Tuesday) in an oat field in Independence. The West Hennepin Public Safety Department says 62-year-old Mark McCully was farming when he got caught in the auger …

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    22 Jul 15
  • Emergency

    A bicyclist is dead after being struck by a motor vehicle in Kandiyohi County Tuesday.   KWLM reports the sheriff’s department says they were called to the scene of a motor vehicle-bicycle crash on County Road …

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    22 Jul 15