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  • money

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota will vault past Illinois, Michigan and South Dakota this week to gain the highest minimum wage in the Midwestern region at $9 an hour. The dollar-per-hour bump taking effect …

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    28 Jul 15
  • Relay for Life

    Relay for Life participants walked Friday along the Willmar Middle track lit up by luminaries honoring people directly affected by cancer. Early estimates show that 25 teams with around 300 participants on those teams raised …

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    27 Jul 15
  • Orange Spectacular

    It was a warm weekend that brought people from all over the country for the 24th annual Orange Spectacular.  Here are some photos from the event:

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    27 Jul 15
  • 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