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  • Tom Vilsack

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack says he’s not ready to declare the Midwest bird flu outbreak over. While no new cases of the H5N2 virus have been detected over for over a …

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    21 Jul 15
  • Emergency

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A total of 201 people have been killed on Minnesota roads this year. Officials say that’s a 21 percent increase from this time last year, when 166 people had died …

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    21 Jul 15
  • crops

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota farmers have generally welcomed the recent rain despite high winds and hail in some areas. In its weekly crop progress and condition report for Minnesota, the U.S. Department of …

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    21 Jul 15
  • Fatal Crash

    Renville County authorities have released the name of the man that died following a Friday afternoon accident near Hector.  Authorities identify the victim as 61-year-old Richard Strey of Bird Island, The Renville County Sheriff’s Office …

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    20 Jul 15
  • Fatal Crash

    An Eagle Lake man is dead after a two-vehicle crash in Sibley County Sunday night, south of Arlington. The State Patrol says 37-year-old Shawn Lang died as the result of injuries he sustained in the …

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    20 Jul 15
  • LuceLine Orchard

    Residents in tornado-ravaged Watertown spent the weekend cleaning up after an EF-1 tornado tore through the area. KSTP reports the tornado touched down for two to three minutes in the Carver County towns of Hollywood and Watertown early …

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    20 Jul 15
  • Renville County

    Renville County authorities have released the name of the man that died following a Friday afternoon accident near Hector.  Authorities identify the victim as 61-year-old Richard Strey of Bird Island, The Renville County Sheriff’s Office …

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    18 Jul 15
  • Stormy Weather

    Heavy Thunderstorms rumbled through the area overnight.  In addition to bringing heavy rains, the storm brough 3/4 inch sized hail reported in Hutchinson.  Wind Gusts in excess of 50 miles per hour were reported in …

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    18 Jul 15