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  • gas prices dropping

    The average price of gasoline in the U.S. hit $3 a gallon today, and should soon drop below the benchmark for the first time since December 2010. AAA says the price at the pump fell …

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    31 Oct 14
  • Collin Peterson

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — For the first time in two decades, U.S. Representative Collin Peterson finds himself having to fight hard to keep his job and to avert a loss that could cost Minnesota one of …

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    31 Oct 14
  • court

    The 31-year-old Litchfield man charged with felony counts of first- and second-degree attempted murder for allegedly stabbing a woman appeared Tuesday for a pre-trial hearing in Meeker County District Court. The West Central Tribune reports …

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    30 Oct 14
  • MN Security Hospital

    ST. PETER, Minn. (AP) — A man who pleaded guilty to killing another patient at the Minnesota Security Hospital has been sentenced to 17 years in prison. Thirty-two-year-old Darnell Whitefeather was accused of stomping on …

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    30 Oct 14
  • Arson

    WILLMAR — The 51-year-old rural Atwater woman charged in the fire that destroyed her business, K & M Liquor Store in Lake Lillian, waived an omnibus hearing Tuesday in Kandiyohi County District Court. The West …

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    29 Oct 14
  • Seneca(2014)

    ARLINGTON, Minn. (AP) — City officials say Seneca Foods plans to close a vegetable canning plant in Arlington in southern Minnesota. Arlington Mayor Jim Kreft says representatives from Seneca’s regional office told employees of the …

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    29 Oct 14
  • Emergency

    Authorities have released the name of the man that died after being run over by a combine in Renville County yesterday (Monday). He’s identified as 65-year-old Eugene Schwitters of Clara City. The sheriff’s office says …

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    28 Oct 14
  • Trucker and Bus

    Court action for the truck driver who nearly hit a child about to board a school bus near Hawick has been rescheduled for November 6th. 48-year-old Allen Morris of Apple Valley is charged with School …

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    28 Oct 14