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  • Fatal Crash

    Authorities have identified the driver killed in a collision with a squad car Tuesday night in Minnetonka. The State Patrol says the police vehicle had its lights and sirens activated when it struck the car driven by …

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    06 Dec 12
  • Beyond the Yellow Ribbon

    The newest Yellow Ribbon entities are scheduled to be recognized Friday at a Yellow Ribbon Proclamation Ceremony being held at the Evangelical Free Church in Willmar, Minn. “The outward showing of support by these communities eases …

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    06 Dec 12
  • High Speed Chase

    A Redwood Falls man faces several charges including two counts of Attempted 1st Degree Murder of a Police Officer after a high-speed chase in Renville County Monday afternoon. Authorities believe 46-year-old Brian Hester tried to kill an Olivia …

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    05 Dec 12
  • Ryan Michael Larson

    The man accused of killing Cold Spring Police Officer Tom Decker last Thursday has been released from jail without being charged.  WJON reports in a joint decision by the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension, Stearns County Sheriff’s …

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    04 Dec 12
  • Deer Crossing Road

    A crash near Biscay early Monday evening injured a Hutchinson woman. The State Patrol says 45-year-old Sandra Johnson was taken to the Hutchinson Hospital for treatment of a minor injury. The Patrol says 44-year-old Lyle Eiden …

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    04 Dec 12
  • Police Officer Tom Decker

    The residents of Cold Spring began the healing process Monday with a candlelight vigil. WJON reports community members gathered outside of Wenner’s Funeral Home to sing, pray, and remember officer Tom Decker. Lisa Stukey organized the event. Stukey …

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    04 Dec 12
  • Timothy Huber

    A district judge has denied a motion to dismiss the grand jury indictment against 46-year-old Timothy John Huber for his role in the October 2011 shooting death of Timothy Richard Larson in northern Kandiyohi County. …

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    04 Dec 12
  • Darek Jon Nelson

    Darek Nelson of Montevideo will stand trial on a first-degree murder charge that carries a maximum sentence of life without the possibility of release. The West Central Tribune reports a district judge’s ruling filed Monday denies a petition …

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    30 Nov 12