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  • carbon monoxide

    MINNETONKA, Minn. (AP) — Hennepin County sheriff’s investigators have released more information about the carbon monoxide death of a 7-year-old girl on Lake Minnetonka. Sophia Baechler was boating on the lake with her family October …

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    17 Oct 15
  • Stolen Trailer

    Police are investigating after a recreational trailer was reportedly stolen from a parking lot at a business in Rogers. The Rogers Police Department said the incident happened Oct. 7. Authorities say a business in the …

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    16 Oct 15
  • Arson

    A Willmar woman faces five charges stemming from an alleged attempt to set a fire and cause an explosion in a house Sunday evening in a southwest Willmar neighborhood. The West Central Tribune reports 57-year-old …

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    16 Oct 15
  • Employment

    Minnesota’s unemployment rate has dropped again, coming in at 3.8 percent in September. But job losses blurred the economic picture.The seasonally adjusted unemployment rate has been below 4 percent for seven out of nine months …

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    15 Oct 15
  • Aquatic Center

    The city of Hutchinson is moving forward on the proposed aquatic center. The City Council last night (Tuesday) approved the final study phase, probable cost, a 5-year financial forecast, and authorizing U.S. Aquatics to proceed …

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    14 Oct 15
  • Harvest

    Minnesota farmers were able to harvest about one-fifth of both their soybean and corn crops during the 6.3 days suitable for fieldwork for the week ending Sunday, according to USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service. This …

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    14 Oct 15
  • High Speed Chase

    Charges have been filed against two suspects in connection with a high-speed chase Friday south of Olivia in Renville County that ended when both suspects were arrested as they tried to flee by crawling through …

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    14 Oct 15
  • arrest

    Local authorities arrested a 38-year-old man yesterday (Tuesday) after finding him hiding in a corn bin. At about 3:15 yesterday afternoon, Lester Prairie Police Chief Robert Carlson observed an adult male matching a description of …

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    14 Oct 15