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  • KFC Crash

    A Brownton woman was taken to Hutchinson Health Sunday after her foot slipped off the brake of her car and she crashed into a restaurant. Hutchinson Police say just before 11:30 Sunday morning, 83-year-old Donna …

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    21 Apr 15
  • A worker wearing a protection suit cull chickens at a poultry farm where the bird flu virus had been found in Takanabe Town, Miyazaki prefecture January 31, 2011

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Bird flu has hit another Minnesota turkey farm. This one is in Kandiyohi (kan-dee-YOH’-hy) County and had 23,000 turkeys. The Department of Agriculture says another 9,000 turkeys on another farm …

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    21 Apr 15
  • Planting Corn

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota farmers have made early strides in planting small grains, thanks to good weather. According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, farmers in Minnesota were able to plant over one-third …

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    21 Apr 15
  • VANDALISM

    (DASSEL, COKATO, MN) – The iconic lightning bolt and globe sculpture that has stood in-between the Dassel-Cokato High School and Middle School since the spring of 1992 is no longer there. The Enterprise Dispatch reports …

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    20 Apr 15
  • Motorcycle Crash

    A Watkins man is hospitalized after a motorcycle crash in Stearns County over the weekend. At 1:30 p.m Saturday 42-year-old Joseph Miller was driving his cycle eastbound on the Stearns-Meeker Road 2 miles west of …

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    20 Apr 15
  • ISIS

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Authorities in Minnesota have charged six men they say attempted to travel to Syria to join the Islamic State group. A criminal complaint unsealed Monday charges the men with conspiring …

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    20 Apr 15
  • Officer Involved Shooting

    Carver County sheriff’s officials say an off-duty deputy and a man injured in a confrontation involving a gun have both been treated at hospitals and released. Authorities say the off-duty McLeod County deputy just happened …

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    18 Apr 15
  • Umlauts Returned

    ST. PAUL, Minn. — Minnesota’s Great Umlaut Crisis is over…and without Gov. Mark Dayton having to use his paint and brushes. At Dayton’s order, road crews on Thursday restored the two small dots above the ‘o’ in …

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    18 Apr 15