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  • A day after the Swany White Flour Mill went up in flames, Freeport Firefighters were still dousing the smoldering pile of rubble.

    Swany White owner Gary Thelen won’t rebuild the 114-year-old flour mill, but he is considering rebuilding the brand. Central Minnesota’s only flour mill in Freeport burned down Tuesday night, and is a complete loss. According …

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    30 Dec 11
  • New Ulm Truck Fire

    New Ulm firefighters were called out to a truck fire Wednesday night on Highway 14 on the west end of town. The milk truck had pulled to the side of the road across from the …

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    30 Dec 11
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    The City of Hutchinson will be recycling REAL Christmas trees January 2-13, 2012 REAL Christmas trees can be taken to the nearest designated park location (see below). There will be no residential curb side pickup offered …

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    29 Dec 11
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    The Cokato Historical Society invites the public to its 12th Annual New Year’s Open House on Sunday, January 8th, 1:00 – 4:0 p.m., in the Centennial Room of the library/museum in downtown Cokato. At the …

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    29 Dec 11
  • cans

    WILLMAR — A 32-year-old Grove City man was sentenced Wednesday to 120 days in jail and ordered to pay back the $47,184 he swindled from the Kandiyohi County Recycling Center. The West Central Tribune reports …

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    29 Dec 11
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    Swany White flour mill, widely known for architecture and operations from another era, burned Tuesday. The St. Cloud Times reports the fire started about 4:30 p.m., and the three-story building, packed with flames, collapsed about …

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    28 Dec 11
  • fire line do not cross

    The investigation into the cause of a late night house fire in rural Renville County on Christmas Eve continues. The fire at the home of Michael and Tammy Radloff, about 5 miles northwest of Hector, …

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    27 Dec 11
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    A Cokato woman was taken to the hospital after a two vehicle crash Sunday morning in Fairhaven Township. 19-year-old Bethany Dotseth was taken to St. Cloud Hospital for evaluation. The hospital had no information on …

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    27 Dec 11