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  • honey bees

    ST. CLOUD, Minn. (AP) — The Tri-County Beekeepers Association plans to offer a scholarship to a central Minnesota teen in an effort to attract younger people to the hobby. Locals between 12 and 17 years …

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    26 Oct 15
  • robbery at gunpoint

    Willmar police continue to investigate an armed robbery reported Friday night at Sunray Express and Sunray Spirits. Police say the convenience store and liquor store, located at 3001 First Ave. N.W. just off Kandiyohi County …

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    26 Oct 15
  • H5N2

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Tests on more than 750 ducks shot by Minnesota hunters this fall have turned up no signs of the kind of bird flu that devastated the Midwest poultry industry earlier this year. …

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    23 Oct 15
  • Akerson

    A former Willmar Senior High School teacher pleaded guilty Thursday to having a sexual relationship with a female student from 2010 to 2012. The West Central Tribune reports 35-year-old Chad Jeffrey Akerson of Willmar pleaded …

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    23 Oct 15
  • Big Game Treestands

    (MNN/Minneapolis, MN) — More than 12-thousand tree stands used for deer hunting are being recalled by a Minnesota company due to a fall hazard. The Consumer Product Safety Commission says the assembly cables on stands …

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    22 Oct 15
  • BNSF Train

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton has told BNSF Railway’s top executive that he is “deeply concerned” about a recent increase in Bakken oil trains on western suburban tracks into downtown Minneapolis. In a …

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    22 Oct 15
  • Zillmer

    A Litchfield woman charged with draining her mother’s bank accounts in order to prop up a failing bar and restaurant, which resulted in the elderly woman being evicted from her care facility made her first …

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    21 Oct 15
  • Kandiyohi County Parks

    The Kandiyohi County Board of Commissioners chose new names Tuesday for the county parks, sticking with tradition and naming each park after the lake or beach on which it’s located. The West Central Tribune reports …

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    21 Oct 15