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  • scam alert

    More phone scams reported in the area. On Thursday, Carver County Sheriff Jim Olson reported his Office received a call from a county resident concerned about a possible attempted fraud. The resident stated he received …

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    03 Apr 15
  • turkeys

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Officials say the discovery of bird flu at another Minnesota turkey farm is unfortunate but not a crisis. Authorities confirmed Thursday that the H5N2 strain of avian influenza has been …

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    03 Apr 15
  • Fire

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Governor Mark Dayton is calling on the Minnesota National Guard to fight wildfires across the state. The Guard and the state Department of Public Safety will supply two Blackhawk helicopters …

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    03 Apr 15
  • Meeker County Sheriffs Office

    An illegal alien with 13 guns was arrested in Meeker County yesterday (Wednesday). Sheriff Brian Cruze says 61-year-old Domingo Alvarez was arrested without incident at his home in Cedar Mills Township after a search warrant …

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    02 Apr 15
  • HTI

    Hutchinson, Minn., Apr. 1, 2015 — Hutchinson Technology Incorporated (NASDAQ: HTCH) is reporting preliminary results for its fiscal 2015 second quarter ended March 29, 2015. The company shipped approximately 101 million suspension assemblies in the …

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    02 Apr 15
  • Fire

    Summer-like temperatures and gusty winds are increasing the fire danger in southern Minnesota. 81 degrees in Hutchinson with a 43 mile an hour wind gust Wednesday. Various fire warnings are out for parts of central …

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    02 Apr 15
  • court

    NEW ULM, Minn. (AP) — A judge says three people who claim they were sexually abused by priests can proceed with public nuisance claims against the Diocese of New Ulm in southern Minnesota. Brown County …

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    02 Apr 15
  • Fatal Crash

    Authorities have released the name of the man killed in a head-on crash that involved three vehicles on Highway 7, east of Silver Lake Wednesday morning. The State Patrol says 24-year-old Zachary Theis of Chaska …

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    01 Apr 15