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  • culvert repair

    Starting today (Monday, September 22), motorists can expect brief delays on area highways as contractors make repairs to culverts during a series of projects that are expected be done by early November. The state Department …

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    22 Sep 14
  • High Speed Chase

    A 20-year-old Texas man was arrested after fleeing from a Kandiyohi County Sheriff’s Deputy in the wee hours of Sunday morning. The pursuit started on Highway 71 in northern Kandiyohi County at about 3am, reached …

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    22 Sep 14
  • frost on crops

    MANKATO, Minn. (AP) — Early frost a week ago has some farmers in southern Minnesota worried about this fall’s harvest — which they were hoping to delay after a late spring thaw. The Mankato Free …

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    22 Sep 14
  • fire line do not cross

    Carver County Sheriff Jim Olson has released the name of the man found inside a burning residence on the 400 Block of Franklin Ave NW in Watertown. He’s identified as 69-year-old David John Reuter of …

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    20 Sep 14
  • icy road

    Motorists traveling on Highway 12 near Dassel-Cokato High School may encounter lane closures or delays starting Monday as crews install ice sensors as part of a Minnesota Department of Transportation pilot project. The sensors will …

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    20 Sep 14
  • flat tire

    Hutchinson Police are investigating property damage that was reported by a local car dealership Thursday afternoon. Authorities say a total of 17 vehicles in the northwestern area of the Jay Malone parking lot had tires …

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    19 Sep 14
  • Pigeon Lake

    Islands in Pigeon Lake in Meeker County have been closed to public access following the discovery of virulent Newcastle Disease Virus (vNDV) in double-crested cormorants. The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources made the decision when …

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    19 Sep 14
  • Hennepin County Govt Center

    Authorities say a man who escaped from a Hennepin County Courtroom Thursday after being convicted of attempted second-degree murder was taken into custody early Friday morning. A $5,000 reward had been offered by the Hennepin …

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    19 Sep 14