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  • court

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A jury has awarded former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura $1.8 million in his lawsuit against the estate of “American Sniper” author Chris Kyle. The federal jury in St. Paul found …

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    30 Jul 14
  • corn crop

    Crop conditions in Minnesota fared well but development remained behind normal for the week ending July 27, 2014, according to the USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service. Farmers in southern Minnesota would like to see their …

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    29 Jul 14
  • Railroad Crossing

    The city of Benson cannot issue tickets to trains that sometimes block three major intersections for lengthy periods of time. The West Central Tribune reports District Judge Donald Spilseth dismissed seven citations that Benson police …

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    29 Jul 14
  • Work Zone Safety

    Motorists who speed through a work zone will be fined $300 beginning Friday, Aug. 1, thanks to a new law passed during the 2014 state legislative session. “Many work zones are in place across the state, …

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    28 Jul 14
  • medical marijuana

     After a long push to legalize medical marijuana, Minnesota officials are starting the process to get it into patients’ hands. The state has created an Office of Medical Cannabis and hired its director, but the …

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    28 Jul 14
  • Pedestrian Struck

    MINNETONKA BEACH, Minn. (AP) — Authorities have identified a woman who was struck by a car allegedly driven by her husband near Lake Minnetonka. Fifty-seven-year-old Diane Meder was struck Thursday night outside her home in …

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    28 Jul 14
  • Delbert Huber

    Delbert Huber, the 83-year-old rural Paynesville man sentenced to more than 30 years in prison for shooting and killing 43-year-old Timothy Larson in October 2011, died June 11 from natural causes connected to “complications of …

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    11 Jul 14
  • Growler

    The City of Hutchinson is moving forward with plans to draft and ultimately adopt an ordinance to allow and regulate brewers in the city. At last night’s city council meeting, additions were tacked onto a …

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    09 Jul 14