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  • Kandiyohi County Parks

    The Kandiyohi County Board of Commissioners chose new names Tuesday for the county parks, sticking with tradition and naming each park after the lake or beach on which it’s located. The West Central Tribune reports …

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    21 Oct 15
  • Starkey

    A Twin Cities area hearing aid company is asking a judge to dismiss a lawsuit by one of six former executives who claims he was wrongfully fired.Starkey Laboratories, of Eden Prairie, has filed a petition …

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    20 Oct 15
  • Meeker County Courthouse

    The owner of a bar and restaurant in Darwin that allegedly stole more than $200,000 from her mother, a Winsted resident, is scheduled to be in Meeker County District Court today (Tuesday). The Litchfield Independent …

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    20 Oct 15
  • Harvest

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota farmers took advantage of ideal weather last week to double their progress in harvesting corn. According to the USDA’s weekly crop report, Minnesota saw 6.6 days suitable for fieldwork …

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    20 Oct 15
  • UTVRollover

    On Saturday (October 17, 2015), just after 12:30am, the Meeker County Sheriff’s Office received a call that a person injured in an ATV accident was being brought to Meeker Memorial Hospital. Deputies responded to the …

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    19 Oct 15
  • Sandberg

    ST. CLOUD, Minn. (AP) — Authorities say a suspect in a domestic incident who was being treated at a Minnesota hospital grabbed a gun from a Aitkin County sheriff’s deputy and killed the officer. Minnesota …

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    19 Oct 15
  • carbon monoxide

    MINNETONKA, Minn. (AP) — Hennepin County sheriff’s investigators have released more information about the carbon monoxide death of a 7-year-old girl on Lake Minnetonka. Sophia Baechler was boating on the lake with her family October …

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    17 Oct 15
  • Hutchinson Fire Department

    A heating unit at a Hutchinson business is blamed for causing smoke and the evacuation of the building late this morning (Friday). Hutchinson fire crews were called to the WCI Thrift Store on Highway 15 …

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    16 Oct 15