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  • Railroad Crossing

    Two people killed after their vehicle collided with a freight train in central Minnesota have been identified.The driver, 52-year-old Charles Vadner and his passenger 23-year-old Nathan Bahner, both of Paynesville, were killed after the vehicle …

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    24 Nov 14
  • Recall

    VADNAIS HEIGHTS, Minn. (AP) — The U.S. Department of Agriculture says Ranchers Legacy Meat Co. of Vadnais Heights is recalling 1,200 pounds of ground beef because of possible E. coli contamination. The USDA’s Food Safety …

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    24 Nov 14
  • Invasive Species Beer

    EXCELSIOR, Minn. (AP) — Call it an IPA — an Invasive Pale Ale. Excelsior Brewing Company is launching a new ale made with invasive species — zebra mussel shells and Eurasian milfoil, an underwater plant …

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    22 Nov 14
  • scam alert

    Hutchinson Police would like the community to be aware of reports they have received regarding a utilities collections scam. Several local businesses have reported receiving a phone call from a business posing as Hutchinson Utilities …

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    22 Nov 14
  • Sibley East School

    A group of voters, headed by rural Gaylord resident  and petitioner Nathan Kranz, have filed a lawsuit in Sibley County District Court to contest the recent passage of the Sibley East Public Schools $43 million …

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    21 Nov 14
  • crash investigation

    Two people were injured in a crash yesterday evening (Thursday) near the entrance to Sibley State Park in Kandiyohi County. The State Patrol says a tractor was traveling southbound on Hwy 71 just south of …

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    21 Nov 14
  • road salt

    WILLMAR —  Three days before last week’s early season snowstorm dumped a foot of snow on the region, the supply of road salt at the Kandiyohi County highway department’s storage shed in Willmar was desperately low. …

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    21 Nov 14
  • Fatal Crash

    A Litchfield woman has died as a result of injuries received in a crash Saturday east of Pennock. The State Patrol says 77-year-old Irene Nistler died Tuesday night. She was a passenger in a pickup …

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    20 Nov 14