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  • backyard fire

    All restrictions on open burning in Minnesota have been lifted. McLeod County, in conjunction with the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources – Forestry Division, has lifted burning restrictions also. McLeod County officials say it is …

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    14 Oct 11
  • buckle up

    Another statewide “Click It Or Ticket” seatbelt enforcement campaign gets underway Friday (October 14th). Law enforcement officials from around the area will be participating in the enforcement of the state’s primary seatbelt law, with help …

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    13 Oct 11
  • gjg

    United Way of McLeod County Board President Russ Trettin announced this week that the organization delivered $44,850 in checks during October, to 36 partnering agencies/programs. Those checks represent community investment grants for 2011 United Way …

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    13 Oct 11
  • License Revoked at Annandale Health Facility

    State regulators have revoked the license of an Annandale mental health treatment facility that failed to properly care for two residents who committed suicide in the past year. The Star Tribune reports in one case, …

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    13 Oct 11
  • An aerial view of a flooded area in Ayutthaya province

    Hutchinson Technology Incorporated now reports that floodwaters have continued to rise and have now entered its assembly plant in the Rojana Industrial Park in Ayutthaya, Thailand. As previously disclosed, the industrial park is without power …

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    12 Oct 11
  • Culverts Cause Crash

    Three people were treated and released for minor injuries after their vehicle hit culverts that were on the roadway southeast of Glencoe Tuesday morning. 44-year-old Rhonda Goetze and her passengers, 12-year-old Mikaylin and 8-year-old Daytona …

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    12 Oct 11
  • rr crossing sign

    A 65-year-old Chaska man was killed when he drove around safety arms at a railroad crossing in Sherburne County’s Becker Township Tuesday and was hit by a freight train. 65-year-old Dennis McKeever died at the …

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    12 Oct 11
  • emergency lights

    A 75-year-old St. Cloud woman died after being hit by a car as she was crossing a street in New Ulm Sunday night. Norma Flanigan was crossing South Broadway between 14th and 15th Streets when …

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    11 Oct 11