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  • usps

    WAITE PARK, Minn. (AP) — The U.S. Postal Service is going ahead with plans to close four mail processing centers in Minnesota. It’s part of a move to close 82 centers nationwide to save $750 …

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    03 Jul 14
  • Robert Warwick

    18-year-old Robbie Warwick of Willmar will be spending a minimum of 30 years in prison for his involvement in the July 29th 2013 murder of his grandmother, 79-year-old Lila Warwick. In a packed Kandiyohi County …

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    02 Jul 14
  • black bear

    An Albertville resident reported that a black bear had walked up to their sliding glass door in the back yard last evening. Wright County Sheriff Joe Hagerty says the call came in at 7:45pm from …

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    02 Jul 14
  • Archdiocese

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis is investigating its leader for alleged misconduct. Archbishop John Nienstedt says in a statement Tuesday that he ordered the investigation after the allegations surfaced. He …

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    02 Jul 14
  • Planting

    Precipitation and wet field conditions continued to stress crops and delay alfalfa hay cuttings during the week ending Sunday, according to the USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service. Conditions declined for all crops during the week …

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    02 Jul 14
  • Andrew Joseph Dikken

    Andrew Dikken, the 29-year-old from Renville, has pleaded guilty to two counts of First Degree Murder, and has been sentenced to life in prison without parole. Dikken appeared for a plea hearing before Judge Thomas …

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    01 Jul 14
  • biodiesel

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota raises the bar on biodiesel this week. Starting Tuesday, state law will require all diesel fuel sold in Minnesota to contain at least 10 percent biodiesel. The mandate will …

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    30 Jun 14
  • forklift

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Hennepin County authorities have identified the worker who died after a stack of wood fell from his forklift and crushed him. The medical examiner’s office said Sunday the man was 36-year-old Travis …

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    30 Jun 14