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  • MN Lynx new logo

    (Learfield News Service/Washington, D.C.) Senators Amy Klobuchar and Al Franken have introduced a Senate resolution honoring the Minnesota Lynx for their fourth W-N-B-A Championship in seven years. Klobuchar says the Lynx have “shattered records, made …

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    20 Oct 17
  • Court Ruling

    LITCHFIELD — A Litchfield man was sentenced Wednesday to 12 years in prison after being convicted of three counts of criminal sexual conduct involving a 13-year-old girl. The West Central Tribune reports 33-year-old LC Monroe …

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    20 Oct 17
  • McLeod County Highway Dept

    A culvert replacement project on McLeod County Road 24 (Jade Avenue) approximately 500’ north of CR 11 (155th street) is scheduled to begin Tuesday of next week (October 24, 2017). County officials say the road …

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    20 Oct 17
  • MPCA

    Minnetonka-based M.G. Waldbaum Company has agreed to pay a $32,900 penalty for wastewater violations at its eggwash facility in Le Sueur, as part of an enforcement action by the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency. Inspections by …

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    20 Oct 17
  • Renville County Sheriff

    A 19-year-old from Hutchinson was injured in a one vehicle crash Saturday morning. The Renville County Sheriff’s Office says Isiah Boehme was traveling east on County Road 11 when the vehicle entered the north ditch, …

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    19 Oct 17
  • Employment

    ST. PAUL – Minnesota employers added 6,400 jobs in September, according to seasonally adjusted figures released today by the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED). The state has gained 41,259 jobs over the past year, …

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    19 Oct 17
  • Motorcycle Crash

    A Buffalo, Minnesota man has died after crashing his motorcycle Tuesday night. The State Patrol says 44-year-old Bartholomew Leuer was taken to HCMC where he died. The Patrol says Leuer was traveling north on Hiawatha …

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    19 Oct 17
  • Officer Involved Shooting

    ST. CLOUD, Minn. (AP) — Authorities have released the name of a Stearns County sheriff’s deputy who shot and wounded a domestic assault suspect in St. Cloud. The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension identifies the …

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    19 Oct 17