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    A 20-year-old Willmar man was sentenced Monday to 39 months in prison for his role in a two-week crime spree last spring that included stealing, burning and crashing vehicles and setting fire to an occupied …

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    06 Mar 12
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      State Senator Gary Kubly of Granite Falls has died. Senate Minority Leader Tom Bakk says Kubly’s family told him the senator died Friday. The 68-year-old senator was diagnosed with ALS, or Lou Gehrig’s Disease, …

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    05 Mar 12
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    Authorities say an accidental gas leak caused a house explosion that killed a man last week in West-Central Minnesota. 64-year-old Daniel Rustad’s body was found in the rubble of the house explosion on shores of …

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    05 Mar 12
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    Officials have determined a bomb threat found last week at New Ulm High School was a hoax. Superintendent Harold Remme says when a note was discovered Thursday afternoon, school officials responded immediately. The threat was …

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    05 Mar 12
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    The Hutchinson School District has announced their “Students of the Month” for February. They are: Freshmen Ryan McCormick and Erika Smith, Sophomores Clayton Burkstrand, Cody Sondergaard, and Joel Emigh, and Seniors Abby McKimm, Micayla Moore, …

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    05 Mar 12
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    This school year will be the last time students at South Elementary in Cosmos will attend that school. The Litchfield Independent Review reports the Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City School board this week approved a motion to move …

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    02 Mar 12
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    Authorities have released the name of a man whose body was found in the rubble of a house explosion on shores of Big Kandiyohi Lake. The victim is identified as 64-year-old Daniel Rustad from the …

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    02 Mar 12
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    Minnesota Senator Gary Kubly of Granite Falls remained hospitalized Thursday at Regions Hospital in St. Paul, where he was taken by ambulance Wednesday after suffering cardiac-like symptoms. His wife Pat tells the West Central Tribune …

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    02 Mar 12