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  • Renville County Sheriff

    Fairfax, MN:  On Tuesday, just after 10pm, the Fairfax Police Department and Renville County Sheriff’s Office were dispatched to an address in Fairfax for a report of a suicidal male.  Before local police had arrived, …

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    11 Jan 18
  • Emergency

    Four Hutchinson residents were injured in a crash east of Hutchinson last evening (Tuesday). According to the State Patrol, a pickup driven by 35-year-old Dustin Plombom was westbound on Highway 7 when it collided with …

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    10 Jan 18
  • court

    Two Hutchinson residents have been charged in connection with multiple burglaries at a storage facility that were reported in November and December. Twenty-nine-year-old Cassandra Jean Christensen is charged with one count of receiving stolen property …

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    10 Jan 18
  • Tina Smith

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Sen. Tina Smith has a spot on the Senate’s Agriculture Committee and several other critical panels. Smith was sworn in last week to replace Al Franken as Minnesota’s junior senator …

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    10 Jan 18
  • dwi

    (West Central Tribune/Olivia, MN) — A Minnesota Court of Appeals decision upholds the conviction of a Cosmos man for driving while impaired in Renville County, and the case helps establish how the courts view traffic …

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    10 Jan 18
  • Emergency

    CHASKA, Minn. (AP) — An employee working at a Chaska middle school has died after he fell off a ladder. A spokesman for the Eastern Carver County School District says 51-year-old Daniel Buesgens was trying …

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    09 Jan 18
  • Fire

    (KWLM/Kimball MN-) One person was treated for smoke inhalation after a fire Saturday morning near Kimball. The Stearns County Sheriff’s Department says at 6:41 a.m. they got a call of a home on fire on …

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    08 Jan 18
  • Kandiyohi County Sheriff

    (Lake Lillian MN-)  The Kandiyohi County Sheriff’s Department has released the name of the man killed in a house fire near Lake Lillian Saturday morning.    He has been identified as 55-year-old Wayne Sulflow.   Sheriff Dan Hartog says …

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    08 Jan 18