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    The National Weather Service has updated its winter weather advisories to cover most of Minnesota and South Dakota, nearly all of Wisconsin and large parts of North Dakota and Iowa. In Southeastern Minnesota, Rochester police …

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    23 Jan 12
  • DavidRadtke1

    A former pastor from rural Gibbon found guilty of criminal sexual conduct was sentenced to 180 days in jail and 15 years of supervised probation on Friday in Sibley County Court. 52-year-old David Edwin Radtke, …

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    23 Jan 12
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    One week ago tonight (Friday), a Montevideo woman was brutally murdered outside her place of work. A co-worker stabbed 18-year-old Vinessa Lozano about 30 times with a hunting knife. Tonight at 8:45 there will be …

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    20 Jan 12
  • McKaia Ryberg

    Students at St. Mary’s School in Bird Island are preparing to host Gov. Mark Dayton next week. School Principal Tracy Bertrand told the West Central Tribune that the governor’s office on Thursday afternoon confirmed plans …

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    20 Jan 12
  • fire line do not cross

    Fire officials say a wood burning stove is the cause of a house fire south of Lester Prairie Wednesday afternoon. Lester Prairie Fire Chief Jim Hoof says the fire occurred at 16229 Babcock Avenue and …

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    20 Jan 12
  • Hutchinson Chamber of Commerce

    The Hutchinson Chamber of Commerce, Convention and Visitors Bureau’s 64th Annual Meeting and Awards Banquet is just over a week away. The Chamber has already announced their 2011 Award Winners. Business Person of the Year …

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    19 Jan 12
  • 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