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  • MN Security Hospital

    ST. PETER, Minn. (AP) — Experts who are evaluating Minnesota’s commitment program for sex offenders were shocked to find one woman living alongside men. Rhonda Bailey was committed in 1993 after raping two boys and …

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    08 Sep 14
  • apples

    ROCHESTER, Minn. (AP) — Growers in southern Minnesota say this year’s early-season apples are ready to be picked. Minnesota Public Radio News reports this year’s apple harvest is running a week late because of the …

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    08 Sep 14
  • pesticide drift

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Organic and specialty crop growers are trying to make a living off the rising consumer interest in locally grown and organic foods. But the smaller farms are often islands surrounded by a …

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    07 Sep 14
  • Emergency

    MINNETONKA, Minn. (AP) — A Minnetonka squad car responding to a burglary call collided with another vehicle overnight. Police say the officer was turning onto Highway 7 when the squad car collided at high speed …

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    07 Sep 14
  • Wright County Sheriff

    The Wright County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a possible drowning that happened Saturday evening on Dog Lake. Sheriff Joe Hagerty reports that on Saturday at about 5:50pm the Wright County Sheriff’s Office communications center received …

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    07 Sep 14
  • News 9/6/14

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    06 Sep 14
  • Road Construction

    Motorists traveling on Highway 15 between Hutchinson and Dassel will encounter lane restrictions beginning Monday, Sept. 8 as crews complete a preventive maintenance paving project to extend the life of the road surface. Work will …

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    06 Sep 14
  • Stearns County

    (MNN/Albany, MN) — An Albany man is charged with second-degree murder in the death of his infant son. Thirty-two-year-old Robert Kaiser made his first court appearance Friday in Stearns County and the judge set bail …

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    06 Sep 14