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  • Employment

    ST. PAUL – The Minnesota unemployment rate held steady at 3.2 percent in April, according to seasonally adjusted figures released today by the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED). The U.S. unemployment rate in …

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    17 May 18
  • Sheriff Recognizes Life Saving Efforts

    At Tuesday’s Wright County Board Meeting, Sheriff Joe Hagerty presented a Citizen Letter of Recognition Award to Bruce Balder-Lanoue and Jason Telecky.  Both are teachers at the Monticello High School. Bruce and Jason had an …

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    17 May 18
  • Anhydrous Ammonia

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Gov. Mark Dayton has signed an emergency order aimed at getting fertilizer to Minnesota farmers during the delayed planting season. Dayton signed an order Wednesday easing restrictions on the driving …

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    17 May 18
  • Minnesota State Capitol Bldg

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A bill syncing Minnesota’s tax code to drastic federal changes is heading to Gov. Mark Dayton for a promised veto. The measure cleared the Senate Wednesday on 34-33, with all …

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    17 May 18
  • Firefighter

    On Tuesday morning, just before 10, the Meeker County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a house fire in the 71500 block of 268th Street in Dassel Township. The owner, 44-year-old Scott Pusc, reported smoke …

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    17 May 18
  • capitol bldg

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota House has passed its bill squaring state taxes with the federal government. Republicans made the sudden move Tuesday, testing Gov. Mark Dayton’s resolve over taxes. Dayton vowed Monday …

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    16 May 18
  • Police Chase

    A Shorewood woman was injured Tuesday after being struck at an intersection by a driver authorities say was fleeing police in a stolen vehicle. According to a release from the Carver County Sheriff’s Department, 42-year-old …

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    16 May 18
  • Hutchinson Police Cruiser

    Hutchinson police are investigating a burglary and property damage that happened last week. Authorities say an employee of Vineyard United Methodist Church at 1395 South Grade Road reported that sometime between noon on Sunday May …

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    15 May 18