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  • Unemployment Drops

    Minnesota employers added nearly 11-thousand jobs in November — lowering the state’s jobless rate from 5-point-9 percent to 5-point-7 percent. Figures from October were also revised in a positive direction from 81-hundred jobs lost down …

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    21 Dec 12
  • Governor Dayton

    Governor Mark Dayton has issued a statement calling for all Minnesotans to join the nation to observe a moment of silence on Friday, December 21, 2012 at 9:30 a.m. CST, in honor of the victims …

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    21 Dec 12
  • illness

    An infectious disease specialist with the Minnesota Department of Health says an increasing number of schools across the state are reporting flu-like illnesses. The St. Cloud Times reports Karen Martin saying 47 schools reported flu-like outbreaks so far …

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    20 Dec 12
  • Paynesville School

    The St. Cloud Hazmat team was still at the Paynesville Area School as of Tuesday afternoon, trying to determine what made around a dozen students sick and in need of medical attention. Paynesville Schools Superintendent …

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    19 Dec 12
  • Paynesville School

    The Paynesville Area Secondary, which includes grades six through 12, has been closed for the day (Tuesday). WJON reports the students were released from class at 11:00 a.m. District officials say it’s due to “air quality issues”.  …

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    18 Dec 12
  • Fatal Crash

    A 29-year-old Gaylord man was killed in a rollover crash over the weekend. The Sibley County Sheriff’s Office says that Daniel Lowell Grams died after being ejected from his vehicle Saturday morning at about 7:45. The crash …

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    18 Dec 12
  • Timothy Huber

    The pretrial hearing that had been set for today (Tuesday) in the murder case against 46-year-old Timothy John Huber has been rescheduled to January 15th. The hearing was to be before District Judge Donald M. …

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    18 Dec 12
  • Auto Theft

    Just before 1 a.m. Sunday, the Meeker County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a stolen vehicle from an address in Watkins. KWLM reports that the caller, 39-year-old Richard Reikofski, said his vehicle was stolen and he had …

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    18 Dec 12