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  • Fatal Crash

    The 17-year-old female driver involved in the Wright County crash that killed 21-year-old Robert Brau of Willmar, has been charged with a misdemeanor offense. That’s according to Brau’s parents. The girl was reportedly traveling eastbound …

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    13 Dec 14
  • Police Pursuit

    Four people were arrested after a relatively short pursuit in Wright County yesterday (Thursday). Sheriff Hagerty reports that Wright County Sheriff’s deputies observed a stolen 1993 Cadillac Fleetwood sedan traveling eastbound on Co Rd 35 …

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    12 Dec 14
  • hoodie

    Police are looking for a suspect accused of absconding with a table full of Nike hoodies from a Hutchinson department store Monday evening. Police say the thief took about 20 of the garments, with an …

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    12 Dec 14
  • Harlan Madsen

    Kandiyohi County Commissioner Harlan Madsen, of Lake Lillian, received the Association of Minnesota Counties’ President’s Award for his service and leadership in county government during the AMC’s annual conference December 8th in St. Cloud. AMC …

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    12 Dec 14
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    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Department of Health says flu is now widespread in Minnesota, a sign that this year’s influenza season will be harsher than most. Influenza has been detected in four …

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    12 Dec 14
  • air quality

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The southern half of Minnesota is under an air pollution health advisory until early Sunday morning. The state Pollution Control Agency says warmer temperatures, moisture and light winds are causing …

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    12 Dec 14
  • Wright County

    The Wright County Attorney’s Office says charges have been filed in connection with the traffic death of a Willmar man last summer. The state patrol says on the morning of August 14th, a 17-year-old girl …

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    11 Dec 14
  • Plum Creek Library System

    While serving as director of the Plum Creek Library System, Mark Ranum is alleged to have used the regional library system’s credit card for unauthorized personal purchases totaling $21,697.84 during a 14-month period. The West …

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    11 Dec 14