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    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota’s legislative auditor has found that some of the state’s welfare programs do a poor job of making sure that recipients are actually eligible for benefits. An audit released Friday …

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    27 Mar 17
  • Wetterling

    ST. CLOUD, Minn. (AP) — The public may soon have its first look at the investigative file into the 1989 abduction of Jacob Wetterling. Stearns County officials are entering the final stages of redacting and …

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    27 Mar 17
  • Gov Dayton

    ST. PAUL, MN – Governor Mark Dayton today issued Executive Order 17-02 lifting road and vehicle restrictions for Minnesota farmers helping ranchers in other parts of the country affected by wildfires. Governor Dayton’s executive order will be …

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    25 Mar 17
  • Crash

    A Darwin man was injured after colliding with a semi Friday morning in Dassel. The State Patrol says 77-year-old James Keeler was taken to Meeker Memorial Hospital for treatment of non-life threatening injuries. The Patrol …

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    25 Mar 17
  • Howard Lake

    ST. PAUL – A Howard Lake site is among six redevelopment projects in Minnesota that have been awarded more than $1 million in grants by the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED). Officials say the …

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    24 Mar 17
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    LITCHFIELD — A 32-year-old Watkins man is facing first-, second- and third-degree felony criminal sexual conduct and misdemeanor domestic assault charges in connection with a violent sexual assault at a Watkins home. The West Central …

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    24 Mar 17
  • Employment

    ST. PAUL – Minnesota employers added 3,800 jobs in February, according to seasonally adjusted figures announced today by the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED). In addition, the agency said January’s job losses were revised …

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    23 Mar 17
  • fire investigation

    BLOMKEST – Fifty corn stalk bales caught fire Wednesday evening on the 16000 block of 15th Street Southwest in rural Blomkest, spreading to a nearby barn and forcing the evacuation of 300 cows and two …

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    23 Mar 17