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  • Emergency

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota law agencies have a message for motorists — put down that phone and drive. More than 300 agencies will soon launch a statewide campaign to crack down on distracted …

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    07 Apr 16
  • Timothy Huber

    WILLMAR — Timothy John Huber’s murder conviction has been overturned, and a new trial has been granted. The West Central Tribune reports the Minnesota Supreme Court ruled Wednesday that incorrect instructions were given to the …

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    07 Apr 16
  • Minnesota State Capitol Bldg

    (MNN/St. Paul) A bill banning cell phone cases that look like guns is ready for a vote in the Minnesota House after clearing its final committee Wednesday. Sponsor, Inver Grove Heights Democrat Joe Atkins, says …

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    07 Apr 16
  • MnDot

    The Highway 19 bridge over the Union Pacific Railroad east of Henderson will be replaced this year and MnDot says area motorists will need to prepare for a detour. In the next few weeks, MnDOT …

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    06 Apr 16
  • Hutchinson Tigers

    The Hutchinson School District has announced their “Students of the Month” for March. They are: Freshman Daniela Rickertson, Sophomores Elizabeth Schwartz and Bianca Garcia, Juniors Erezanie Valazquez, Jennifer Schommer, Allison Fauth, and Tori Wortz, and …

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    06 Apr 16
  • early planting

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota farmers have sown some oats and spring wheat, but the U.S. Department of Agriculture says cool temperatures and precipitation have limited any planting in earnest so far. In its …

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    06 Apr 16
  • Firefighter

    A pole barn and its contents in Meeker County were lost by a fire last evening (Monday). The Meeker County Sheriff’s Office says they received a call of a structure fire just before 7pm at …

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    05 Apr 16
  • ATV Crash

    The 5-year-old boy involved in an all-terrain vehicle crash Saturday night in Spicer has died. Wesley Needham died Monday and his organs will be donated, according to the Hennepin County Medical Center. Needham had previously …

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    05 Apr 16