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  • Arson

    A rural Atwater woman made her initial appearance in Kandiyohi County District Court Wednesday on charges accusing her of purposely burning down the liquor store she owned in Lake Lillian. 51-year-old Mary Sue Whitcomb is …

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    28 Aug 14
  • Rossing

    On Tuesday (08-26-14), the Wright County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a Missing Person. Family members reported that 25-year-old Christopher Michael Rossing has not been seen or heard from since Friday afternoon (08-22-14). It …

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    28 Aug 14
  • Sparboe Farms

    (Litchfield/KWLM) A woman is hospitalized with head injuries after her hair got caught in a machine in Litchfield Tuesday night. The Meeker County Sheriff’s Department says the 26-year-old woman worked for JNS Cleaning of Litchfield, and …

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    27 Aug 14
  • Growler

    Now that the City of Hutchinson has passed an ordinance allowing breweries, taprooms, and brew pubs, city officials are continuing their efforts to “fine-tune” where they will be allowed and how much licensing fees should …

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    27 Aug 14
  • shingling

    (Buffalo Lake, MN) A Brownton man was injured when he fell from a roof at a rural farm site northeast of Buffalo Lake Monday. 56-year-old Timothy Hahn was treated at the scene and then airlifted …

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    27 Aug 14
  • crops

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Widespread rains have slowed Minnesota’s small grain harvest but also have improved row crop and pasture conditions. The U.S. Department of Agriculture says 4.5 days were suitable for fieldwork in …

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    26 Aug 14
  • auger

    A rural Gibbon man is in stable condition after getting caught in a grain auger Saturday afternoon. The Sibley County Sheriff’s Office says 49-year-old Curtis Olson was transferring grain from one wagon to another. As …

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    25 Aug 14
  • Stiftungsfest 2014

    The 153rd edition of Norwood-Young America’s Stiftungsfest was held this past weekend and new royalty was crowned. Miss Stiftungsfest is Kaylie Brazil. The new Princesses are Morgan Diedrick and Mackenzie Thiesfeld. Miss Congeniality is Abbie …

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    25 Aug 14