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  • Minnesota State Capitol Bldg

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Legislature’s transportation trading game continues. House Republicans unveiled a funding offer Tuesday that would fund $600 million in annual road and bridge repairs by using a budget surplus, …

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    18 May 16
  • Want to Run for Office

    People seeking federal, state, county and city offices have a two-week window beginning today (Tuesday) to file for candidacy. Hutchinson Mayor Gary Forcier’s seat is up for election as are two positions on the City …

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    17 May 16
  • State Trooper of the Year

    A Willmar man has been named the 2015 Trooper of the Year for the Minnesota State Patrol. Sgt. Dennis Koenen, a 30-year State Patrol vet, was honored as part of the patrol’s annual awards ceremony, …

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    17 May 16
  • Marissa Quade

    The Kandiyohi County Sheriff’s Department is asking the public for help in locating a missing Willmar woman. Last Thursday the sheriff’s office took a missing person’s report from the family of 20-year-old Marissa Kristine Quade. …

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    17 May 16
  • Minnesota State Capitol Bldg

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Gov. Mark Dayton says he’s presenting a middle ground on a transportation funding plan but that it’s up to Republicans to meet him halfway. The Democratic governor presented two proposals …

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    17 May 16
  • Prince

    MINNETONKA, Minn. (AP) — Security was tight as mourners gathered at a Jehovah’s Witnesses Kingdom Hall for a memorial for megastar Prince, who worshipped there before he died last month. Traffic cones lined the streets …

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    16 May 16
  • Teacher of the Year 2016

    BLOOMINGTON, Minn. (AP) — A Minneapolis charter school teacher has been named the 2016 Minnesota Teacher of the Year. Abdul Wright teaches eighth-grade language arts at The Best Academy in Minneapolis. He’s the 52nd recipient …

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    16 May 16
  • fire investigation

    Two fires Sunday, one in Sibley County, the other in Meeker County, caused hundreds of thousands of dollars in damage. At just after 9:30 Sunday morning, the Sibley County Sheriff’s office received a report of …

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    16 May 16