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  • Mark Kennedy1

    Former U.S. Rep. Mark Kennedy has a new job. He’s the director of the Graduate School of Political Management and professor of political management in George Washington University’s College of Professional Studies. Kennedy, a Republican …

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    17 Jan 12
  • WCSO BADGE_1

    Authorities have released the names of the two snowmobilers whose bodies were recovered yesterday afternoon (Sunday) from a Wright County Lake. They’re identified as 20-year-old Bradley Skafte of Buffalo and 19-year-old Adam Patnode, of Corcoran. …

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    16 Jan 12
  • Suspect Arrested in High-speed Chase

    A suspect is in the Kandiyohi County Jail following a high-speed chase early Saturday morning on U.S. Highway 12 between Atwater and Kandiyohi. The Kandiyohi County Sheriff’s Office says the chase began at about 1:40 …

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    16 Jan 12
  • New Councilor

    The Norwood Young America City Council has a new member. Richard Stolz was appointed last week to the council seat left vacant by the resignation of Chad Eischens in December. Stolz will serve the 1 …

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    16 Jan 12
  • crowning1

    A 23-year-old beauty queen from Kenosha, Wisconsin has won the Miss America Pageant in Las Vegas. Laura Kaeppeler won the pageant aired on ABC Saturday night. Miss Oklahoma, Betty Thompson, came in second while Miss …

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    16 Jan 12
  • MN Department of Human Services

    A new grant initiative will help make mental health services more readily available to young children and their families in greater Minnesota. The $450,000 grant, awarded to Lutheran Social Service of Minnesota by the Minnesota …

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    14 Jan 12
  • natalie davis1

    A long-standing tradition continues today (Saturday). A new Miss America will be crowned in Las Vegas. Miss Minnesota, Natalie Davis of the Dassel-Cokato area (pictured), is one of the contestants. A panel of seven judges …

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    14 Jan 12
  • school bus

    A Glencoe Silver Lake school bus rolled into the ditch Friday sending the driver to the hospital. The accident occurred just after 3 o’clock in the afternoon on County Road 2 near 180th Street south …

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    14 Jan 12