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  • Jail

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota inmates sentenced to mandatory life without parole for murders they committed as teens are being resentenced to life with the possibility of release after 30 years. This comes after the U.S. …

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    31 Jul 17
  • wine bottles

      A Waconia Winery has taken home 8 medals at the Mid American Wine Competition. Parley Lake Winery took home 4 silver medals and 4 bronze medals in the competition. The competion includes wines from …

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    28 Jul 17
  • internet

    WILLMAR — A project to bring broadband internet to north-central Kandiyohi County is in trouble. The West Central Tribune reports that County Administrator Larry Kleindl received notice late Thursday afternoon from Consolidated Telecommunications Co. CEO …

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    28 Jul 17
  • court

    Grove City man has pleaded guilty to one felony charge connected to an incident in which he choked a man, hit him with a beer bottle and threatened people with an ax. The West Central …

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    27 Jul 17
  • Renville County Courthouse

      A Glencoe man has been sentenced to 4 years in Prison for a 2016 rape in Buffalo Lake. 23 year old Eric Dostal had pleaded guilty in May to a felony charge of third …

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    27 Jul 17
  • fatal accident

    HENDERSON — A 72-year-old Arlington man is dead after a crash on State Highway 19 at Sibley County Road 65 . James Todd died from the injuries he received in the crash while driving a …

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    26 Jul 17
  • United Way

    McLeod County, Minnesota (7/25/17) – The United Way of McLeod County has announced the election of Steve Synstelien, to replace outgoing Board President Ron Johnson. Additionally, Rachel Schrempp was elected Vice-President, while Sherry Lund was …

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    26 Jul 17
  • highway 7 sign

    Highway 7 is now reopen near Blomkest. MNDOT planned to have it open by July 5th but wet weather pushed the date back. The project still includes the resurfacing of Highway 7 from the intersection …

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    26 Jul 17