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    (Learfield News Service/Watertown, MN) — A 42-year-old Watertown man is charged with criminal vehicular homicide in his girlfriend’s death earlier this week. The charge against Casey Hoskins was announced Friday by the Carver County Attorney’s …

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    20 Nov 17
  • Burglary

    The Meeker County Sheriff’s Office and Litchfield Police Department have been investigating 13 burglaries of homes, businesses and sheds since October 1, 2017. On November 14th, a search warrant was executed in the 400 block …

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    17 Nov 17
  • Senator Scott Newman

    SAINT PAUL, MN – Following the Minnesota Supreme Court’s opinion that Gov. Mark Dayton’s line-item veto of legislative funding for the 2017-2018 biennium is constitutional,Sen. Scott Newman (R-Hutchinson) issued the following statement: “I am profoundly disappointed …

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    17 Nov 17
  • MN Supreme Court

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Republican legislative leaders are disappointed that the Minnesota Supreme Court upheld Gov. Mark Dayton’s line-item veto of the Legislature’s operating budget. After the ruling was posted Thursday, GOP House Speaker …

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    17 Nov 17
  • Leeann Tweeden

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. Al Franken is the latest public figure to be caught in the deluge of revelations of sexual harassment and misconduct— and the first member of Congress. The Minnesota Democrat has apologized …

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    17 Nov 17
  • Employment

    (Learfield News Service/St. Paul, MN)  Minnesota’s unemployment rate fell to 3.3 percent in October, its lowest level in 17 years. State job analyst Steve Hine says, “This puts the unemployment rate below any rate that …

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    17 Nov 17
  • Sen Franken

    (Learfield News Service)  U-S Senator Al Franken is accused by a female radio anchor of a groping incident in 2006. Leeann Tweeden says she and Franken were part of a USO show in the Middle …

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    16 Nov 17
  • Phone Scam

    Wright County Sheriff Joe Hagerty is reporting they have received two reports on a new phone scam occurring in Wright County. Hagerty says a caller claiming to be a “deputy” informs unsuspecting victims they failed …

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    16 Nov 17