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  • McLeod County Highway Dept

    McLeod County officials say the replacement of the bridge over High Island Creek began Monday. The bridge is located on Leaf Avenue approximately ¼ mile south of McLeod County Road 17 in the southeast part …

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    09 Apr 13
  • Fatal Crash

    A Hector man has died after a weekend crash near Saturday evening. Authorities say 22-year-old Cody Kirgiss North Memorial Medical Center in Robbindale. The State Patrol says Olivia Police were checking on a driving complaint …

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    09 Apr 13
  • Burglary

    A Hector man is in custody for a series of recent residential burglaries in Hector. Charges are pending. The man was identified as the prime suspect in the burglaries after evidence was collected from the …

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    08 Apr 13
  • Crash investigation

    A Hector man was taken to a Twin Cities Hospital with serious head trauma after a head-on crash Saturday evening near Hector. 22-year-old Cody Kirgiss was taken to North Memorial Medical Center in Robbindale for …

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    08 Apr 13
  • Fatal Crash

    A 20-year-old Lake Elmo man is dead after a motorcycle crash in Nicollet County Thursday evening. Anthony John Carlson was travelling westbound along County Road 41, the Judson Bottom Road, when he lost control of …

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    08 Apr 13
  • Minnesota Department of Health

    The state Health Department is confirming two influenza-related deaths during the last week of March. The flu has claimed 186 lives in Minnesota since the season began in October, but it appears activity is slowing …

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    05 Apr 13
  • Agriculture

    It is safe to say that just about every student who graduates from the agriculture programs at Ridgewater College in Willmar gets a job in their chosen field. The West Central Tribune reports the three-year …

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    05 Apr 13
  • Fire Line Do Not Cross

    Yesterday afternoon (Wednesday) at 5:12, the Meeker County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call of a barn on fire located at 59157 U.S. Highway 12, west of Litchfield. KLFD reports the barn was a 60-by-80 …

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    04 Apr 13