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  • Hutchinson Police Cruiser

    A Winsted man is charged with felony theft after allegedly snatching a woman’s purse in the Hutchinson Shopko parking lot Wednesday evening. 22-year-old Justin Jon Myers has been charged with one count of felony theft. …

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    15 May 15
  • Meeker County Courthouse

    Court appearances continue for two Dassel men each charged with first-degree criminal sexual assault involving the alleged sexual abuse of a 12-year-old girl they reportedly met on a social networking website. The West Central Tribune …

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    15 May 15
  • bird flu chickens

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Bird flu keeps spreading to Minnesota farms. The Minnesota Board of Animal Health reported Thursday that two more flocks have a presumptive positive test for the virus. One flock is …

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    15 May 15
  • Crow River and Lakes

    A group focused on the well-being of the Crow River and its lakes is having an open house for anyone interested in joining the group and volunteering, with the ultimate goal to be a membership …

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    14 May 15
  • Fire

    A fire yesterday (Wednesday) afternoon destroyed a barn in Meeker County. At just after 3:30, the Meeker County Sheriff’s Office, Litchfield Fire Department, and Cosmos Fire Department responded to 17567 590th Avenue in Greenleaf Township, for …

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    14 May 15
  • Fibrominn

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A Minnesota power plant fueled by turkey litter flopped and fell into receivership even before bird flu shook the poultry industry, yet its new managers say they’re confident they can keep it …

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    14 May 15
  • MN Dept of Education

    ROSEVILLE, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota student testing has been suspended again after what is believed to be a sophisticated hacking attempt. The state Department of Education said Wednesday it was temporarily halting the computerized Minnesota …

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    14 May 15
  • Edson Celin-Dominguez Benitez (left).  Reinol Godines Vergara (right).

    Two men are accused of murder in the death of a 90-year-old farmer in his Carver County home last month, according to charges filed Wednesday. WCCO reports 35-year-old Reinol Godines Vergara has been charged with …

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    13 May 15