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  • Flag Burning

    Two fifth-degree arson charges were filed Friday against a Willmar man for burning two U.S. flags belonging to downtown Willmar businesses. According to Police Chief David Wyffels, 40-year-old Jeffrey James Ackerman used a cigarette lighter …

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    01 Jul 13
  • heavy rain

    The recent heavy rainfall around the area has led the Sibley County Board to declare a State Of Emergency for the county this week. Parts of Sibley County received more than 7-inches of rain during …

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    28 Jun 13
  • Flag Burning

    The Willmar Police Department says officers have secured a confession from a 40-year-old white male for burning U.S. flags at two downtown Willmar businesses. The West Central Tribune reports that according to a post on …

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    28 Jun 13
  • resurfacing

         Highway 15 motorists should expect brief delays between New Ulm and Winthrop beginning today (Thursday, June 28th) as crews apply the top surface to the roadway.      Motorists are advised to drive …

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    28 Jun 13
  • fatal crash investigation

    A New Ulm man was killed Wednesday evening after his motorcycle hit a car on Highway 15 just outside of New Ulm. 53-year-old Kurt Winkler was driving his motorcycle southbound on Highway 15 when he …

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    27 Jun 13
  • Cocoa Cheese Bites

       A record 47 new food items will grace this year’s edition of the Great Minnesota Get-Together.     Most will be hawked at returning vendors, although eight new food stands will be on the fairgrounds, …

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    27 Jun 13
  • Crash investigation

    Two people were injured when their car hit a horse near Glencoe last night (Wednesday). 17-year-old Marissa Owen of Hutchinson and 18-year-old Kaytland Welsch, also of Hutchinson, were taken to the Glencoe Hospital for treatment …

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    27 Jun 13
  • Dayton and Gettysburg

    On Tuesday, at the Minnesota State Capitol, Governor Dayton signed a proclamation commemorating the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg. The proclamation, which designates Tuesday, July 2, 2013, as “Minnesota Courage at Gettysburg, Recognition …

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    26 Jun 13