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  • carbon monoxide

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A new state law will require thousands of Minnesota boaters to install carbon monoxide detectors in their watercraft. The Star Tribune reports that the legislation, called Sophia’s Law, is named …

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    17 Jun 16
  • Emergency

    A rural Atwater man has died after  a lawn-mowing accident Thursday. Authorities say 79-year-old George Frederick Klose Jr died at the scene. KWLM reports Kandiyohi County Sheriff Dan Hartog says it happened just before noon …

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    17 Jun 16
  • Renville County MN

    Renville County, MN:  The Renville County Sheriff’s Office has been advised by CenturyLink that they have repaired the telephone service outage, which affected the Renville, Olivia and Bird Island areas Thursday.The Sheriff’s Office was informed …

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    16 Jun 16
  • click it or ticket

     State officials say more than 7,200 tickets were issued to motorists during a special campaign on seat belt use. The “Click It or Ticket” campaign ran from May 23 to June 5. The Department of …

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    16 Jun 16
  • Employment

    ST. PAUL – The Minnesota unemployment rate was unchanged at a seasonally adjusted 3.8 percent in May, according to figures released today by the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED). The U.S. unemployment rate …

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    16 Jun 16
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    16 Jun 16
  • Minnesota State Capitol Bldg

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Hopes of quickly calling Minnesota lawmakers back for a special session are fading. The Legislature adjourned late last month without passing a $1 billion package of public construction projects, immediately …

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    16 Jun 16
  • cocoa powder

    OLIVIA — A woman who sold cocoa powder to a confidential informant for drug task force agents under the guise it was heroin has been charged in Renville County District Court with simulating a controlled …

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    16 Jun 16