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  • pipeline

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota officials will learn more this week about the health, economic and environmental effects of pipelines carrying crude oil from North Dakota and Canada through Minnesota. A recent report prepared …

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    16 Mar 15
  • A worker wearing a protection suit cull chickens at a poultry farm where the bird flu virus had been found in Takanabe Town, Miyazaki prefecture January 31, 2011

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A dangerous new bird flu strain has affected poultry flocks in Minnesota, Missouri, Kansas and Arkansas. That’s sending experts and farmers scrambling to determine how it arrived — and to stop it …

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    16 Mar 15
  • Diocese of New Ulm

    Area churches under the Diocese of New Ulm have received letters telling them about claims of past sexual abuses in the churches. The diocese released a statement saying the Catholic Diocese of New Ulm has …

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    16 Mar 15
  • Carver Co Sheriff Squad

    NORWOOD YOUNG AMERICA, Minn. (AP) — Sheriff’s officials say the deaths of a couple in Carver County are an apparent murder-suicide. Deputies were called to a residence in Norwood Young America about 5 p.m. Wednesday …

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    12 Mar 15
  • Meeker County Sheriffs Office

    A Meeker County deputy has been placed on administrative leave pending an investigation regarding the alleged assault of another law enforcement officer.  According to a press release from the Meeker County Sheriff’s Office, law enforcement …

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    12 Mar 15
  • Hutchinson Police Cruiser

    A Hutchinson man is facing firearms and drug charges after a traffic stop Sunday morning. Hutchinson Police say an officer on patrol recognized the driver of a silver vehicle on mainstreet Hutchinson as having a …

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    12 Mar 15
  • money clip

    A Hutchinson resident has his money clip and contents back in his pocket, thanks to a good Samaritan. Earlier this week, a Hutchinson man told police that he had lost his money clip, containing $1,900 …

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    12 Mar 15
  • Garbage Can

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Police officers in Minnesota don’t need a search warrant to sift through a person’s trash because there is no expectation of privacy once garbage is placed outside for collection, the Minnesota Supreme …

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    12 Mar 15