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    Authorities have released the name of a man whose body was found in the rubble of a house explosion on shores of Big Kandiyohi Lake. The victim is identified as 64-year-old Daniel Rustad from the …

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    02 Mar 12
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    Minnesota Senator Gary Kubly of Granite Falls remained hospitalized Thursday at Regions Hospital in St. Paul, where he was taken by ambulance Wednesday after suffering cardiac-like symptoms. His wife Pat tells the West Central Tribune …

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    02 Mar 12
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    Minnesota Senator Gary Kubly was in critical condition late Wednesday, suffering from amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, better known as Lou Gehrig’s disease. The West Central Tribune reports Senate Democratic spokesman Amos Briggs Wednesday night said Senator …

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    01 Mar 12
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    An unidentified body was found Tuesday in the remains of a house on Big Kandiyohi Lake that was destroyed by an explosion followed by a fire. The Blomkest Fire Department was called to respond to …

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    01 Mar 12
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    Winter has finally arrived with a force in Minnesota.  Scores of schools canceled classes today (Wednesday) as the state is seeing its heaviest snowfall of the season.  As of 8am, Hutchinson had 5 1/2 inches …

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    29 Feb 12
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    A Gaylord contractor accused of forging documents and failing to pay a subcontractor has pleaded guilty to felony aggravated forgery. 71-year-old Karl Richard Kuphal entered the plea on Friday. He reportedly admitted to forging 2 …

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    28 Feb 12
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    A Glencoe woman is dead and a Silver Lake man is charged with killing her last week at her residence. 42-year-old David Muniz Bustos is charged with 2nd degree murder in the stabbing death of …

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    27 Feb 12
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    The New Ulm and Monticello K-Mart stores will be closing their doors for good in the coming months. The announcement came last week that the two stores would be part of the latest round of …

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    27 Feb 12