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  • Firefighter

    A fire Tuesday afternoon caused damage to a Watkins home. The Meeker County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a house fire just before 3pm in the 600 block of Veterans Drive in Watkins. Meeker …

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    12 Apr 17
  • Hwy 22

    WILLMAR, Minn. – The Highway 22 project south of Litchfield begins Monday, April 17th.  MnDot officials say Highway 22 will be closed and the detour will have motorists utilize Meeker CR 1.  The project is anticipated to …

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    12 Apr 17
  • MN Department of Revenue

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota’s top tax official says deep cuts to state budgets could result in months-long delays to tax returns next year. Republicans who control the Legislature have laid out some major …

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    12 Apr 17
  • Prince Gold Star

    CHANHASSEN, Minn. (AP) — Musicians who played on stage with Prince will speak at a four-day celebration of the “Purple Rain” superstar at Paisley Park. Organizers of “Celebration 2017″ announced speakers for the event on …

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    12 Apr 17
  • tilling field

    Warmer and drier than normal conditions improved days suitable for fieldwork to 2.7 days during the week ending Sunday, according to USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service. Field activities for the week included fertilizer application, manure …

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    11 Apr 17
  • MN DNR

    The Department of Natural Resources is accepting public comments on an environmental assessment worksheet (EAW) prepared for the Minnesota Valley Off-Highway Vehicle Recreation Area project in Renville County, about 12 miles south of the city …

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    11 Apr 17
  • Senator Scott Newman

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — There’s another debate brewing in the fight for road and bridge repair funding: Who should pick which projects get the money? That responsibility has typically fallen to the Minnesota Department …

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    11 Apr 17
  • Rassat

    A missing Darwin man has been found safe. The Meeker County Sheriff’s Office says they located and made contact yesterday (Monday) with 32-year-old John Rassat. Authorities say he was reported missing after being last seen …

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    11 Apr 17