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  • taser

    The former Meeker County sheriff’s deputy alleged to have stunned another officer with an electroshock weapon was sentenced Wednesday on a charge of misdemeanor fifth-degree assault. The West Central Tribune reports 31-year-old Taylor Alan Fenrich …

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    04 Jun 15
  • health care costs

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Eight Minnesota health plans have proposed big premium increases for 2016, ranging from 11 to 74 percent. The rate increases are only proposals for now and must be approved by …

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    04 Jun 15
  • crash investigation

    A 26-year-old Renville man was airlifted to a Twin Cities hospital for injuries he sustained in a one-vehicle crash early Wednesday morning north of Redwood Falls. The crash occurred around 2 a.m. near the intersection of …

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    04 Jun 15
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    03 Jun 15
  • Fire

    A fire east of Grove City Tuesday afternoon caused extensive damage to a wood chip processing plant. At about 1pm, the Meeker County Sheriff’s Office, Grove City Fire Department, Grove City Rescue, Atwater Fire Department, …

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    03 Jun 15
  • corn

    MANKATO, Minn. (AP) — A Minnesota farm management analyst says the spread of bird flu could affect corn prices. Kent Thiesse, vice president of MinnStar Bank in Lake Crystal, told KTOE-AM the ripple effect of …

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    03 Jun 15
  • Minnesota State Capitol Bldg

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Makeshift House and Senate chambers have been arranged for an impending special session. Now all state leaders need are final budget bills for lawmakers to vote on. House Speaker Kurt …

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    03 Jun 15
  • Carver Co Sheriff Jim Olson

    The Carver County Sheriff’s Office and Minnesota Department of Revenue is warning citizens about a scammer knocking on doors posing as an agent from the Department of Revenue. The scammer demands that the victim make …

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    02 Jun 15