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  • Meeker County Sheriff

    A Dassel man is facing child pornography charges after an investigation that began last month. Meeker County Sheriff Jeff Norlin says investigators arrested 23-year-old Nathan Charles Robert Schwartz of Dassel at a home in Litchfield on Friday. Norlin …

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    23 Oct 12
  • Fire Line Do Not Cross

    The cause of a fire that burned a summer home Sunday evening in rural Dassel is under investigation. According to the Meeker County Sheriff’s Office, a neighbor to the David and Brenda Munsinger home located …

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    22 Oct 12
  • emergency lights

    Hutchinson police are investigating after a report of a sexual assault came in early this morning (Monday). Authorities say a call came in just after 6:30 am that an assault took place in the 400 Block of …

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    22 Oct 12
  • Police

    Paynesville may be getting a new Police Chief soon. KWLM reports the Paynesville city council has offered the job of police chief to Paul Wegner who has been a police sergeant in Madelia. If Wegner …

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    20 Oct 12
  • Minn-Dak

    Minn-Dak Farmers Cooperative of Wahpeton, North Dakota, has paid a 70-thousand-dollar fine and aggressively taken corrective steps to address problems identified at several Minn-Dak sugar beet piling sites in Minnesota following an investigation by the …

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    20 Oct 12
  • LittleCrow

    The Minnesota Historical Society has launched a unique, comprehensive website enriched with video, audio and interactive tools to illuminate a profoundly important time in Minnesota and U.S. history, the U.S.-Dakota War of 1862. The site, www.usdakotawar.org, …

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    20 Oct 12
  • Ridgewater College, Hutchinson Campus

    Ridgewater College’s Hutchinson campus will be among the stops on the upcoming “Tour of Manufacturing” in Minnesota taking place during Manufacturer’s Week, October 21-27. The campus will be open for tours on Tuesday, October 23 …

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    20 Oct 12
  • Akerlund Studio

    The Cokato Historical Society has received a grant in the amount of $7,000 from the Minnesota Historical and Cultural Grants program. Officials say the funding will be used to help provide for continued scanning and …

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    20 Oct 12