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  • School Election

    Unofficial results show voters in the Willmar School District approved the first and largest part of a two-question bond referendum Tuesday. The second question failed. Question 1, a wide-ranging $53.25 million project, was approved by …

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    20 May 15
  • ghost

    (MNN/Litchfield) The Meeker County Sheriff says four young people arrested after a break-in at a historic Litchfield church were doing some drunken ghost hunting. Sheriff Brian Cruze says three men and one woman in their …

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    20 May 15
  • Princess Kay Finalists

    ST. CLOUD, Minn. – The selection of 12 young women from dairy farm backgrounds on Sunday, May 17, in St. Cloud has paved the way for crowning Minnesota’s 62nd Princess Kay of the Milky Way, the dairy industry’s …

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    20 May 15
  • Minnesota State Capitol Bldg

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota’s Legislature has sent an education budget to Gov. Mark Dayton’s desk where it’s likely to meet his veto pen. The bill passed by the Senate Monday pumps another $400 …

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    19 May 15
  • Anderson Lake County Park

    The recent heavy rains have caused at least one local county park to close. Renville county officials say that as of noon today (Monday), Anderson Lake Park is closed until further notice, due to flooding.

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    18 May 15
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    LITCHFIELD — Four suspects were arrested early Sunday morning in connection with an apparent break-in at Ness Church in rural Litchfield. Sheriff Brian Cruze says shortly before 2 a.m. the Meeker County Sheriff’s Office was …

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    18 May 15
  • Storms

    Storms that passed through Meeker County have left sporadic damage. According to the sheriff’s office, Saturday evening’s storm destroyed outbuildings of one residence and left the house with roof, window and water damage. The damage …

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    18 May 15
  • Minnesota State Capitol Bldg

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — More pieces of Minnesota’s next budget are falling into place. They affect poultry farmers battling the bird flu, college students seeking a financial lift, the upkeep of public parks and …

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    18 May 15