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    Gas prices in Minnesota have been heading down over the past week. On average, the price of unleaded regular gas in Minnesota has fallen about 15 cents over the last week. Experts say fewer drivers …

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    27 Sep 11
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    An Eden Valley woman is dead after apparently falling into a backyard fire pit at her home. According to the Stearns County Sheriff’s Office, 57-year-old Bonita Schwandt of Eden Valley had been sitting alone by …

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    27 Sep 11
  • Call Center Needs Workers

    Customer Elation, a Minnesota based call center company, is immediately hiring 60 people in Hutchinson to support growth of the existing customer service programs. Officials say applicants with experience in call center support, retail or …

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    26 Sep 11
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    Waconia was the lone area high school having homecoming last week. This week, eleven local schools are celebrating homecoming. Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City, Annandale, Gibbon-Fairfax-Winthrop, Holy Family Catholic, Holy Trinity, Howard Lake-Waverly-Winsted, Litchfield, Mayer Lutheran, Paynesville, Watertown-Mayer, …

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    26 Sep 11
  • Bus Hits Pedestrian

    On Friday, at about 7:00 AM the Wright County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a school bus pedestrian accident at 57th Street NE and County Road 19 NE in Albertville. The pedestrian, 65-year-old Rodney …

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    26 Sep 11
  • Bad Bridges

    A new report issued Friday detailing the number of deteriorating bridges in the state puts Sibley County at the top of the list. More than 1 in 4 bridges in Sibley County are categorized as …

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    26 Sep 11
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    A 38-year-old Elk River man is in jail after stealing a car Wednesday and fleeing police. According to the Wright County Sheriff’s Office, a 27-year-old St. Michael woman told them that she sold her 1984 …

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    23 Sep 11
  • TomEmmer

    A judge in Wright County has tossed out a legal malpractice lawsuit against Republican Tom Emmer that surfaced about a year ago when he was the party’s nominee for Governor. A former client, roofing company …

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    23 Sep 11