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  • Ebola Outbreak

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Minnesota residents and organizations have rallied to send aid to Liberia in light of the recent Ebola outbreak. The Star Tribune reports that about 200 people attended a meeting Sunday night in Brooklyn …

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    05 Aug 14
  • National Farmers Market Week

    Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack has declared August 3 through 9, 2014, “National Farmers Market Week”. Throughout the week, USDA will celebrate our nation’s thousands of farmers markets, farmers who make them possible and the communities …

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    04 Aug 14
  • Fatal Crash

    A Willmar man died as the result of a rollover accident on U.S. Highway 12 east of Kandiyohi Saturday afternoon. 40-year-old Quehubin Ramirez was pronounced dead at Rice Memorial Hospital in Willmar. The State Patrol …

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    04 Aug 14
  • crash investigation

    Two people suffered non-life threatening injuries in a two-vehicle crash in Glencoe Sunday afternoon. 52-year-old Barbara Lehar and 58-year-old Ronald Thielen, both of River Falls, Wisconsin, were taken to Glencoe Regional Health Services for treatement. …

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    04 Aug 14
  • school board

    Three residents have filed their Affidavit of Candidacy for the Hutchinson School Board; Byron Bettenhausen, Mike Carls,and and Joshua Gehlen. Three positions are up for election this fall. Bettenhausen and Gehlen are currently serving on …

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    02 Aug 14
  • Benton County

    A Litchfield man was arrested Thursday night after allegedly exchanging gunfire with a Benton County Sheriff’s deputy. MNN reports the incident began around six p.m after a man called dispatch and said he was going …

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    02 Aug 14
  • FEMA

    (St. Paul, MN) — Twenty-four Minnesota counties and two tribal governments have been added to the federal disaster declaration secured by Governor Dayton last month. Earlier this week, Director Kris Eide with Minnesota Homeland Security …

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    02 Aug 14
  • carbon monoxide

    WINSTED, MN – Just after 10:30 Thursday evening, the Winsted Police Department received a call of a carbon monoxide (CO) detector going off at the Garden House at St. Mary’s Care Center in Winsted. Winsted …

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    02 Aug 14