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  • nws

    Severe thunderstorms blew through the area Sunday morning, producing hail, rains, strong winds and lightning. The National Weather Service reported wind gusts reaching 60 mph in many areas. Winds in Meeker County hit 80 mph. …

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    12 Jun 17
  • Emergency

    HOWARD LAKE, Minn. – Wright County authorities say the body of a male was recovered in the area where a teen went missing Monday night. Authorities say volunteer searchers found the body Thursday in the …

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    09 Jun 17
  • Willmar Police Investigation

    WILLMAR – Police officers pulled a 37-year-old Murdock man to safety as he was threatening to jump off a railing on the busy First Street Bridge in Willmar early Wednesday afternoon. According to Police Chief …

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    08 Jun 17
  • Mosquito Spraying

    After a relatively cool start to spring and low mosquito counts, the City of Hutchinson is now ready to begin the city-wide spraying. Weather permitting, the City of Hutchinson will be spraying for mosquitoes tonight …

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    07 Jun 17
  • Lano

    The Orono Police Department is asking for the public’s help in locating a 34-year-old man who has been missing since May 31. Todd Lawrence Lano lives in Mound, but was last seen in Orono (see photo below). …

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    07 Jun 17
  • Emergency

    The Wright County Sheriff’s Office is continuing the search for Levi Wuollet who was last seen swimming in the North Fork Crow River on Monday near the Keats Ave SW bridge in Middleville Township. The …

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    07 Jun 17
  • lawsuit

    KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — The first of tens of thousands of U.S. lawsuits over Swiss agribusiness giant Syngenta’s introduction of a genetically engineered corn seed variety is underway in a Kansas federal courtroom. The …

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    07 Jun 17
  • Firefighter

    Renville County, MN: Last evening, just before 8pm, the Renville County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call reporting a barn on fire at a farm-site along the 52000 block of 810th Ave. That location is …

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    06 Jun 17