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  • Darek Jon Nelson

    A 24-year-old man is charged with fatally stabbing an 18-year-old woman outside a Montevideo pizza restaurant where they both worked. Darek Jon Nelson was charged Tuesday in Chippewa County in the death of Vinessa Lozano …

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    18 Jan 12
  • AmericanCrystalSugarLogo

    American Crystal Sugar Company has rejected a proposal to end the cooperative’s lengthy lockout of its union employees.  The company posted a statement Monday calling the union’s proposal a “publicity stunt” by its leadership.  The …

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    17 Jan 12
  • Costa Concordia

      The Italian cruise ship shuddered, but the crew aboard the luxury liner assured Ronda Rosenthal of Lakeville and her sister Vivian Shafer that it was a “minor issue” and nothing to worry about. So …

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    17 Jan 12
  • Mark Kennedy1

    Former U.S. Rep. Mark Kennedy has a new job. He’s the director of the Graduate School of Political Management and professor of political management in George Washington University’s College of Professional Studies. Kennedy, a Republican …

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    17 Jan 12
  • WCSO BADGE_1

    Authorities have released the names of the two snowmobilers whose bodies were recovered yesterday afternoon (Sunday) from a Wright County Lake. They’re identified as 20-year-old Bradley Skafte of Buffalo and 19-year-old Adam Patnode, of Corcoran. …

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    16 Jan 12
  • Suspect Arrested in High-speed Chase

    A suspect is in the Kandiyohi County Jail following a high-speed chase early Saturday morning on U.S. Highway 12 between Atwater and Kandiyohi. The Kandiyohi County Sheriff’s Office says the chase began at about 1:40 …

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    16 Jan 12
  • New Councilor

    The Norwood Young America City Council has a new member. Richard Stolz was appointed last week to the council seat left vacant by the resignation of Chad Eischens in December. Stolz will serve the 1 …

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    16 Jan 12
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    A 23-year-old beauty queen from Kenosha, Wisconsin has won the Miss America Pageant in Las Vegas. Laura Kaeppeler won the pageant aired on ABC Saturday night. Miss Oklahoma, Betty Thompson, came in second while Miss …

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    16 Jan 12