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    OLIVIA — A 20-year-old man lit his parents’ Olivia home on fire early Dec. 3, authorities say — but not before he had moved his DVDs, books, computer and other personal items out of the …

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    10 Feb 17
  • court

    A Gibbon man has been charged with felony assault and property damage as well as misdemeanors for reckless driving, hit-and-run and disorderly conduct. Thirty-four-year-old Nathan Lee Helget admitted to Authorities that he rammed another vehicle …

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    10 Feb 17
  • Arson

    A Paynesville man has been charged with arson for trying to burn down his apartment building Tuesday morning.   KWLM reports 28-year-old Sue Yee is charged with 1st Degree Arson of a Dwelling and 1st Degree Arson of …

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    10 Feb 17
  • influenza

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota has recorded its first child death due to influenza this season. The state Department of Health said Thursday that one child death related to influenza has been reported since …

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    10 Feb 17
  • MPCA

    NEW ULM, Minn. (AP) — A hazardous materials team is cleaning up a mercury spill in New Ulm. The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency says the spill was reported Tuesday. A waste hauler had noticed the …

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    09 Feb 17
  • MnSP

    FARGO, N.D. (AP) — A Minnesota cooperative plans to build a $240 million soybean processing plant in North Dakota. Officials with Minnesota Soybean Processors, or MnSP, say the co-op has selected a site on 150 …

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    08 Feb 17
  • Annandale

    ANNANDALE, Minn. (AP) — A real estate developer who demolished the Minnesota home of the man who killed Jacob Wettlerling in 1989 says he is giving the vacant lot to the city of Annandale. Developer …

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    08 Feb 17
  • capitol bldg

    (Learfield News Wire/St. Paul, MN) Lawmakers start their day at the State Capitol with an overview of the Minnesota’s iron ore industry. There’s also a hearing on Governor Mark Dayton’s tax relief proposal, which Republicans …

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    08 Feb 17