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    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — State health officials say Minnesota has recorded its first death of the 2014 flu season. The victim was a child but was not identified Thursday by the Minnesota Department of …

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    05 Dec 14
  • MN Supreme Court

    OLIVIA —The Minnesota Supreme Court has decided not to hear an appeal by Matthew Thomas Fahey. As a result, the West Central Tribune reports an earlier Court of Appeals decision upholding his conviction and life …

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    04 Dec 14
  • United Way

    (McLeod County, Minnesota) – United Way of McLeod County Board President Dave Schwedler announced that the organization delivered over $79,000 in checks last month, to 37 partnering agency programs. Those checks represent the second half …

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    03 Dec 14
  • Stabbing

    Two juvenile suspects have now been tied to the Nov. 25 stabbing in Willmar and made their first court appearances Monday. The West Central Tribune reports Dedian Lee Evans and Robert Saldana III, both 17 …

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    03 Dec 14
  • Capitol Tree

    WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar Tuesday celebrated the Minnesota tree at the U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony in Washington, D.C. This year’s tree comes from the Chippewa National Forest in northern Minnesota and …

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    03 Dec 14
  • crash investigation

    A head-on crash west of Rockford this morning (Tuesday) injured two drivers. 18-year-old Carrie Nesensen of Loretto was taken to North Memorial Medical Center in Robbinsdale for treatment of non-life threatening injuries. The State Patrol …

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    02 Dec 14
  • Spears Bail Set

    (KWLM/Willmar)  Bail has been set at $100,000 for a Willmar man accused of stabbing another Willmar man at a home in southeast Willmar last week. KWLM reports 19-year-old Sonny Spears made his 1st Appearance in …

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    02 Dec 14
  • Knutson

    WILLMAR, Minn. – Lindsey Knutson is now serving as the new planning director for the Minnesota Department of Transportation, District 8, which encompasses a 12 county area in southwest Minnesota. Knutson most recently served as …

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    01 Dec 14