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  • mosquito

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The West Nile virus has been found in Minnesota for the first time this year. According to the Metropolitan Mosquito Control District, mosquitoes collected last week in Scott County tested positive for …

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    07 Jul 14
  • Renville County Parks

    Renville County Parks Update: PARKS CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE DUE TO FLOODING: Anderson Lake County Park                                        …

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    04 Jul 14
  • Wright County Sheriff

    Two search warrants in Monticello Wednesday led to seven arrests related to drugs and stolen property. Wright County Sheriff Joe Hagerty reports that on Wednesday, at approximately 10:30am, the Wright County Sheriff’s Office Special Investigations …

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    04 Jul 14
  • no wake

    Due to the recent rainfall amounts several Wright County lakes are under no-wake ordinances. The Wright County Board of Commissioners has adopted a Water Surface Use Ordinance for lakes that reside wholly within its borders. …

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    04 Jul 14
  • SWIF

    The Southwest Initiative Foundation Board of Directors will appoint Diana Anderson as interim president and CEO effective Aug. 8. The West Central Tribune reports Anderson joined the foundation as development director in 2001, leading fund-raising …

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    04 Jul 14
  • Taste of MN

    WACONIA, Minn. (AP) — Flooding in St. Paul forced A Taste of Minnesota to move this year’s festival to the Carver County Fairgrounds and the festival begins today (Thursday). The food and music festival was …

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    03 Jul 14
  • usps

    WAITE PARK, Minn. (AP) — The U.S. Postal Service is going ahead with plans to close four mail processing centers in Minnesota. It’s part of a move to close 82 centers nationwide to save $750 …

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    03 Jul 14
  • Robert Warwick

    18-year-old Robbie Warwick of Willmar will be spending a minimum of 30 years in prison for his involvement in the July 29th 2013 murder of his grandmother, 79-year-old Lila Warwick. In a packed Kandiyohi County …

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    02 Jul 14