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  • Firefighter

    A rural Dassel home was damaged by fire yesterday (Tuesday). At approximately 10:20 p.m., the Meeker County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a structure fire at a residence in the 22300 block of 708th Avenue, Southwest …

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    21 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
  • Starkey

    A Twin Cities area hearing aid company is asking a judge to dismiss a lawsuit by one of six former executives who claims he was wrongfully fired.Starkey Laboratories, of Eden Prairie, has filed a petition …

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    20 Oct 15
  • Sandberg

    (MNN/St. Cloud, MN) — Police say the man who killed an Aitkin County Sheriff’s Deputy at the St. Cloud Hospital Sunday had threatened to kill his wife after she told him she wanted to leave. …

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    20 Oct 15
  • Meeker County Courthouse

    The owner of a bar and restaurant in Darwin that allegedly stole more than $200,000 from her mother, a Winsted resident, is scheduled to be in Meeker County District Court today (Tuesday). The Litchfield Independent …

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    20 Oct 15
  • Timothy Steele

    HASTINGS, Minn. (AP) — A Farmington man is charged with killing his 84-year-old grandmother last week. Dakota County prosecutors Monday charged 35-year-old Timothy Robert Steele with second-degree murder. Steele is accused of killing Agnes Marie …

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    20 Oct 15
  • Harvest

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota farmers took advantage of ideal weather last week to double their progress in harvesting corn. According to the USDA’s weekly crop report, Minnesota saw 6.6 days suitable for fieldwork …

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    20 Oct 15