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  • fire line do not cross

    A house fire south of Lester Prairie Wednesday afternoon kept several area fire departments busy for several hours. Details are not yet available on the fire that was at 16229 Babcock Avenue. The fire was …

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    19 Jan 12
  • Costa Concordia Shipwreck

    The children of a Minnesota couple missing since last week’s cruise ship disaster in Italy said Wednesday that their parents are not among those passengers whose bodies were recently recovered. Jerry and Barbara Heil of …

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    19 Jan 12
  • cruise ship rescue

    The family of a Minnesota couple missing after a cruise ship capsized of the coast of Italy say they have received no word on the couple. The death toll from the Costa Concordia disaster now …

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    18 Jan 12
  • Marlon-Sands1

    A 26-year-old man made his first court appearance Tuesday on seven felony charges for allegedly stealing several vehicles and selling them to others who in turn sold the cars for their scrap value. The West …

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    18 Jan 12
  • Darek Jon Nelson

    A 24-year-old man is charged with fatally stabbing an 18-year-old woman outside a Montevideo pizza restaurant where they both worked. Darek Jon Nelson was charged Tuesday in Chippewa County in the death of Vinessa Lozano …

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    18 Jan 12
  • AmericanCrystalSugarLogo

    American Crystal Sugar Company has rejected a proposal to end the cooperative’s lengthy lockout of its union employees.  The company posted a statement Monday calling the union’s proposal a “publicity stunt” by its leadership.  The …

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    17 Jan 12
  • Costa Concordia

      The Italian cruise ship shuddered, but the crew aboard the luxury liner assured Ronda Rosenthal of Lakeville and her sister Vivian Shafer that it was a “minor issue” and nothing to worry about. So …

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    17 Jan 12
  • Mark Kennedy1

    Former U.S. Rep. Mark Kennedy has a new job. He’s the director of the Graduate School of Political Management and professor of political management in George Washington University’s College of Professional Studies. Kennedy, a Republican …

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    17 Jan 12