Minnesota News
  • Kandiyohi County Courthouse

    (KWLM/Willmar MN-) The attorney for a Willmar man who is accused of harassing a Somali woman with a pig’s foot says what he did is protected free speech under the U.S. Constitution. Sixty-one-year-old Joseph Fernkes …

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    11 Oct 17
  • NWS

    (Learfield News Service/Undated) — Flood warnings remain in effect for the Minnesota, Cottonwood, and Crow Rivers due to the recent heavy rains. Moderate floods are now predicted for the south fork of the Crow River …

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    10 Oct 17
  • Kimball Cubs

    KIMBALL, Minn. (AP) — A central Minnesota high school football team has snapped a long losing skid. Kimball beat Upsala/Swanville 31-16 on Friday night. The Cubs broke a 42-game losing streak — the nation’s second-longest …

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    10 Oct 17
  • Voter ID Sign

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Four Republicans running for governor in Minnesota all support requiring voters to show identification at the polls, despite the idea being rejected during a 2012 statewide vote. The candidates are …

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    10 Oct 17
  • Mural

    On Saturday (October 7th), the new Les Kouba mural was unveiled in Hutchinson (below). The mural is a rendition of Les Kouba’s “By the Country Store” painting. The mural is on the southwest corner of …

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    09 Oct 17
  • By the Country Store

    On Saturday, October 7th, a new mural will be unveiled in Hutchinson. The mural is a rendition of Les Kouba’s “By the Country Store” painting (see below). The mural will be on the south end …

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    06 Oct 17
  • Emergency

    (KWLM) A Litchfield man is dead after an industrial accident in Watkins.   51-year-old Todd Shoutz died in the accident at a company on North 4th Street Wednesday morning.   The Stearns County Sheriff’s Department says they were called …

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    06 Oct 17
  • Senator Scott Newman

    (Learfield News Service)  An outcry from Democrats after a Republican-controlled committee Thursday recommended the state legislature reject new two-year tentative contracts with the AFSCME and MAPE state employee unions. Hutchinson Senator Scott Newman responds wage …

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    06 Oct 17