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  • Milk

    Alvin Schlangen, charged with violating the state’s restrictions on raw milk sales, was acquitted Thursday. Schlangen, an organic egg producer from Freeport, was charged with three misdemeanor counts of distributing unpasteurized milk, operating without a …

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    21 Sep 12
  • Blue Light on Traffic Signals

    Motorists may see one or two additional types of lights on traffic signals in ten communities across west central Minnesota. Traffic signals in Hutchinson, Litchfield, Marshall, Montevideo and Willmar will have a steady blue light …

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    21 Sep 12
  • Mosquito

    Minnesota health officials say eight more cases of West Nile virus have been confirmed in the state. Minnesota has now seen about eight new cases of the mosquito-borne disease each week since late August. Brown …

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    20 Sep 12
  • Milk

    A Minnesota man accused of violating the state’s raw milk laws was just the middle man in a voluntary arrangement of people sharing food. Alvin Schlangen’s attorney argued that point Wednesday. Schlangen, an organic egg …

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    20 Sep 12
  • Farm Safety Week

    The third week in September represents National Farm Safety & Health Week. This week corresponds well with the fall harvest season in Minnesota. Farm safety week represents a reminder to practice farm safety, but it …

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    20 Sep 12
  • McLeod County Highway Dept

    McLeod County road 7 is open again after two days of road work. County road crews replaced two cattle passes between 220th Street and McLeod County Road 4. Highway Department officials say the two locations …

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    20 Sep 12
  • Wright County Sheriff1

    The Wright County Sheriff’s Office has determined that the suspicious person incident reported to them on September 15th in Albertville is unfounded. An 18 year old Monticello girl reported that while riding her bicycle, she …

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    19 Sep 12
  • Renville County Sheriff

    A 31-year-old Hector man faces two charges, for first- and second-degree assault, for allegedly throwing a wrench at a then 7-year-old boy in June, striking the boy in the head and causing severe, potentially life-threatening …

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    19 Sep 12