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  • Crude Oil

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Cheap oil doesn’t only mean cheaper gas in the tank. Plummeting oil prices are also reverberating through the budgets of businesses, towns and schools, causing a lot of changes. The price decline …

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    20 Jan 15
  • court

    A rural Dassel man was found guilty Wednesday of first- and second-degree charges of criminal sexual conduct for assaulting a young girl. According to a news release from the Meeker County Attorney’s office, 25-year-old Charles …

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    19 Jan 15
  • Archdiocese

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Some Twin Cities-area parishes are fearful about their financial futures after the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis filed for bankruptcy. While Archbishop John Nienstedt said Friday that parishes would not be …

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    19 Jan 15
  • Farm Bill Collin Peterson

    Minnesota Congressman Collin Peterson has introduced a bill dubbed the “Free Trade with Cuba Act” which he says would significantly open that island nation’s market to America’s farmers and ranchers — even as the Obama …

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    16 Jan 15
  • dwi

    The holiday DWI enforcement numbers are in and across the state, law enforcement officers made 2,537 DWI arrests. Carver County Sheriff Jim Olson says in Carver County, deputies arrested 31 drivers during a nationwide holiday …

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    16 Jan 15
  • Stabbing

    The man alleged to have stabbed a man multiple times Tuesday night at a Willmar residence made his first court appearance Thursday on an attempted murder charge. The West Central Tribune reports 26-year-old Daniel James …

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    16 Jan 15
  • Hutchinson Police Cruiser

    A Hutchinson School Board member has been arrested for DWI and charges are pending. Hutchinson Police say 45-year-old Lori Ann Hornick-Lindell was arrested after a traffic stop Tuesday night just after 11:30. Police say an officer on patrol …

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    15 Jan 15
  • influenza

    (MNN/St. Paul, MN) — “A crazy, early, widespread and severe influenza season this year,” the state Health Department’s Infectious Disease Coordinator Kris Ehresmann told lawmakers at the Minnesota Capitol Wednesday. Ehresmann says there have been …

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    15 Jan 15