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  • handgun

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Some Republican lawmakers want more members of the military carrying weapons in light of a deadly shooting at military facilities in Tennessee. A group of GOP legislators on Monday announced …

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    28 Jul 15
  • dwi

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Court of Appeals has upheld a law that makes it a crime for someone to refuse a breath test when arrested for drunken driving. Monday’s ruling comes in the case …

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    28 Jul 15
  • money

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota will vault past Illinois, Michigan and South Dakota this week to gain the highest minimum wage in the Midwestern region at $9 an hour. The dollar-per-hour bump taking effect …

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    28 Jul 15
  • Relay for Life

    Relay for Life participants walked Friday along the Willmar Middle track lit up by luminaries honoring people directly affected by cancer. Early estimates show that 25 teams with around 300 participants on those teams raised …

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    27 Jul 15
  • Orange Spectacular

    It was a warm weekend that brought people from all over the country for the 24th annual Orange Spectacular.  Here are some photos from the event:

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    27 Jul 15
  • Christopher Besser

    The St. Michael man accused of fatally shooting his father and brother has been indicted by a grand jury. Wright County Attorney Tom Kelly says 22-year-old Christopher Besser is charged with two counts of first-degree premeditated …

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    23 Jul 15
  • Military Field Cross

    A $6,000 bronze military field cross erected five years ago by the Litchfield American Legion in Litchfield’s Memorial Park is being repaired after it was vandalized earlier this week. The West Central Tribune reports Legion …

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    23 Jul 15
  • Fatal Crash

    A Grove City man is dead after a one-vehicle crash West of Litchfield Wednesday evening. 21-year-old Spencer Latham was found dead at the scene. The Meeker County Sheriff’s Office says they received a call at …

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    23 Jul 15