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  • Stearns County

    (Learfield/Paynesville MN) A 42-year-old Paynesville man is being treated for injuries he suffered while burning brush Friday night. The Stearns County Sheriff’s Office reports the man was using a Bobcat construction vehicle to add brush …

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    05 Jul 16
  • court

    LITCHFIELD—A 21-year-old Watkins man has been charged with six felony counts of criminal sexual conduct in connection with at least nine alleged sexual assaults of two children. The West Central Tribune reports Thomas Lee Voigt …

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    05 Jul 16
  • MN State Patrol

    (Learfield/St. Paul) Distracted driving deaths were up 21% in Minnesota last year. State Patrol Lieutenant Tiffani Nielson says if you see someone driving recklessly over the 4th and you’re able to do so call 9-1-1 …

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    01 Jul 16
  • McLeod County Courthouse

    The trial for a woman accused of texting and driving when she hit and killed a bicyclist began in McLeod County Tuesday. Twenty-five-year-old Emily Givens was charged with criminal vehicular homicide and careless driving in …

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    01 Jul 16
  • Emergency

    MELROSE, Minn. (AP) — Authorities are investigating the death of a 65-year-old man whose body was found under a tractor in central Minnesota. A 911 caller reported the man was found trapped and unresponsive under …

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    01 Jul 16
  • Willmar

    WILLMAR, Minn. (AP) — Hundreds of relatives, neighbors and friends gathered at a cemetery in a western Minnesota city to say good-bye to two young boys whose bodies were found in a nearby lake hours …

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    30 Jun 16
  • money

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota voters will be asked this fall whether state lawmakers should be setting their own salaries, or whether those decisions should be made by an independent citizens commission. DFL Sen. …

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    30 Jun 16
  • methamphetamine

    Two Litchfield men are facing drug charges after a search warrant was conducted at a residence in the 400 Block of South Holcombe Avenue Wednesday afternoon. Meeker County Sheriff Brian Cruze says at 1:30 p.m., …

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    30 Jun 16