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    A day with wind gusts up to 40 miles an hour did not help authorities responding to a house fire in Hutchinson earlier this week. The Hutchinson Fire Department responded to a call of a …

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    30 Sep 11
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    A former pastor from rural Gibbon had an omnibus hearing in court on Thursday on criminal sexual conduct charges. 52-year-old David E. Radtke is accused of inappropriately touching a 16-year-old foreign exchange student staying in …

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    30 Sep 11
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    A Sauk Rapids woman was killed Wednesday when the motorcycle she was on collided with a deer. 47-year-old Laura Ann Tenvoorde-Behrend died at the scene of the crash at Stearns County Road 155, south of …

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    30 Sep 11
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    A crime alert has been issued, warning residents about farm equipment thefts in Stearns County. Authorities say in Lake George Township, a 22-foot John Deere model 680 chisel plow was taken from a field. In …

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    29 Sep 11
  • Suspects Arrested in Litchfield

    On Tuesday morning, Litchfield Police arrested a 20-year-old Winsted man for possession of burglary tools, giving peace officer false name, obstructing legal process with resistance, possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of controlled substance 4th degree, …

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    29 Sep 11
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    Blazing fall colors are peaking in some areas of the state as the leaves empty the chlorophyll that makes them green. The Minnesota DNR’s website has information on where and when the leaves are at …

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    29 Sep 11
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    Eleven area high schools are celebrating homecoming this week. Three had royalty coronations Monday. Homecoming King for Mayer Lutheran is Grant Noennig and Lindsay Phillips is Queen. For Watertown-Mayer, Dustin Thomas is Homecoming King and …

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    29 Sep 11
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    A 7-year-old New Ulm girl won a National Pedal Pull age group title at the Corn Palace in Mitchell, South Dakota over the weekend. Cassidy Williams, the daughter of Chris and Laura Williams defeated 20 …

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    28 Sep 11