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  • Fire

    A fire yesterday (Wednesday) afternoon destroyed a barn in Meeker County. At just after 3:30, the Meeker County Sheriff’s Office, Litchfield Fire Department, and Cosmos Fire Department responded to 17567 590th Avenue in Greenleaf Township, for …

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    14 May 15
  • Fibrominn

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A Minnesota power plant fueled by turkey litter flopped and fell into receivership even before bird flu shook the poultry industry, yet its new managers say they’re confident they can keep it …

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    14 May 15
  • MN Dept of Education

    ROSEVILLE, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota student testing has been suspended again after what is believed to be a sophisticated hacking attempt. The state Department of Education said Wednesday it was temporarily halting the computerized Minnesota …

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    14 May 15
  • Edson Celin-Dominguez Benitez (left).  Reinol Godines Vergara (right).

    Two men are accused of murder in the death of a 90-year-old farmer in his Carver County home last month, according to charges filed Wednesday. WCCO reports 35-year-old Reinol Godines Vergara has been charged with …

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    13 May 15
  • balloons

    It’s official, Bill Arndt won a landslide victory in last week’s city council seat 3 special election. Of course, it was a landslide because he was running unopposed. The city council last night officially canvassed …

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    13 May 15
  • HHS

    Hutchinson Senior High has been identified in the first stage of Newsweek’s 2015 ranking of America’s Best High Schools. The ranking is based on their performance on standardized test scores relative to other schools in Minnesota. Scores that are …

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    13 May 15
  • Ortman

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — At least one seat in the Minnesota Senate will change hands next year. State Sen. Julianne Ortman announced Tuesday she won’t seek a fifth term. The Chanhassen Republican says she’s …

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    13 May 15
  • police line do not cross

    CHASKA, Minn. (AP) — Authorities have arrested two men in the killing of a 90-year-old rural Carver County man who was attacked in his home last month. Sheriff Jim Olson said Tuesday a tipster provided …

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    13 May 15