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  • Drowning

    SARTELL, Minn. (AP) — A 2-year-old boy has died after falling into a swimming pool in central Minnesota. Sartell Police Chief Jim Hughes says officers were called to the home Monday afternoon. When police arrived, …

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    10 Jun 15
  • clouds

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Summer-like weather has hit Minnesota, with highs reaching the 90s in southern and central parts of the state. The National Weather Service says Appleton in western Minnesota peaked at 99 degrees Tuesday. …

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    10 Jun 15
  • Hutchinson Police Cruiser

    Hutchinson Police are investigating a couple of suspected fraud cases in which thousands of dollars are involved. In one case, the victim’s daughter told police she believes her mother was swindled out of about $35,000, …

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    09 Jun 15
  • haying

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Rain and wet fields have slowed the alfalfa hay harvest and crop spraying in Minnesota. According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, only 3.5 days were suitable for fieldwork during …

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    09 Jun 15
  • Steven Ruprecht

    (Eden Valley/WJON) Authorities have made an arrest in a Friday assault in Eden Valley. Acting on a tip, Stearns County Sheriff’s investigators learned 55-year-old Steven Ruprecht of Richmond was the assault suspect.  The victim in the case …

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    08 Jun 15
  • no chickens

    HOWARD LAKE, MN – Howard Lake City Council considered setting a public hearing regarding a possible animal ordinance amendment, but determined no hearing was needed. The Herald Journal reports the discussion stemmed from a request …

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    08 Jun 15
  • Sun

    The National Weather Service says highs will flirt with 90 this week. Today (Monday): Mostly sunny, with a high near 80. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph.  Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 61. West wind …

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    08 Jun 15
  • detour

    WILLMAR, Minn. – The resurfacing project on Highway 12 from Atwater to Litchfield will begin today (Monday, June 8th).  The project includes the resurfacing of 10.9 miles of roadway for a smoother road surface and the construction of …

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    08 Jun 15