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  • farmland

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Bumper crops and slightly better prices for some commodities weren’t enough to save most Minnesota farmers from a fifth straight year of thin profits in 2017, according to a report released Tuesday. …

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    28 Mar 18
  • Pence

    (Learfield News Service/Minneapolis, MN) — Vice President Mike Pence is in Minnesota for a rally to spread the GOP message about President Trump’s tax cuts. Pence will deliver remarks this morning (Wednesday) at a rally …

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    28 Mar 18
  • Severe Weather

    McLeod County Emergency Services, in cooperation with the National Weather Service from Chanhassen, is sponsoring training on spotting severe weather. The session is being held Thursday, April 5, from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., in …

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    27 Mar 18
  • Hutchinson Tigers

    The Hutchinson School District has released their “Students of the Month” for March. They are: Freshmen Hannah Stuewe, Maison (Macy) Ellis, and Cade Corrow, Sophomores Anna Farley, Jordan Ludowese, and Halii Beilke, Junior Ashton Dahle, …

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    27 Mar 18
  • Paynesville Couple

    PAYNESVILLE, Minn. (AP) — A Paynesville man has been charged with killing his grandparents who had taken him into their home. A criminal complaint filed Monday charges 33-year-old Gregory Scheel with two counts of second-degree …

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    27 Mar 18
  • Prince

    CHANHASSEN, Minn. (AP) — A toxicology report from Prince’s autopsy shows he had exceedingly high concentrations of fentanyl throughout his body when he died. Prince was 57 when he was found alone and unresponsive in …

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    27 Mar 18
  • scam alert

    Phone scammers are targeting residents in Sibley County. The sheriff’s office says someone has been calling area medical facilities and businesses and asking for people by name. The caller claims there’s an arrest warrant out …

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    27 Mar 18
  • U S Census Bureau

    (Learfield News Service)  2017 census numbers show more than a quarter-million people were added to Minnesota’s population in the past seven years. Most of the new people settled in the Twin Cities area with Scott …

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    26 Mar 18