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  • Archdiocese

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis is investigating its leader for alleged misconduct. Archbishop John Nienstedt says in a statement Tuesday that he ordered the investigation after the allegations surfaced. He …

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    02 Jul 14
  • Planting

    Precipitation and wet field conditions continued to stress crops and delay alfalfa hay cuttings during the week ending Sunday, according to the USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service. Conditions declined for all crops during the week …

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    02 Jul 14
  • Motorcycle Crash

    Two people were injured Sunday afternoon after a motorcycle crash northeast of Hutchinson. 66-year-old Donald Hoof of Lester Prairie and his passenger, who was not identified, were taken to Hutchinson Health for treatment. Their conditions …

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    01 Jul 14
  • Road Construction

    The start date for a road construction project in the Gaylord area has been pushed back a week. Motorists driving highways 5, 19 and 22 will encounter detours as crews begin the first stage of …

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    01 Jul 14
  • Andrew Joseph Dikken

    Andrew Dikken, the 29-year-old from Renville, has pleaded guilty to two counts of First Degree Murder, and has been sentenced to life in prison without parole. Dikken appeared for a plea hearing before Judge Thomas …

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    01 Jul 14
  • Meeker County Sheriffs Office

    A Kingston man is under arrest for allegedly breaking glasses, biting people and trying to bite a deputy at a Watkins bar. The Meeker County Sheriff’s Department says at 6:42 p.m. Friday they were called …

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    30 Jun 14
  • biodiesel

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota raises the bar on biodiesel this week. Starting Tuesday, state law will require all diesel fuel sold in Minnesota to contain at least 10 percent biodiesel. The mandate will …

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    30 Jun 14
  • forklift

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Hennepin County authorities have identified the worker who died after a stack of wood fell from his forklift and crushed him. The medical examiner’s office said Sunday the man was 36-year-old Travis …

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    30 Jun 14