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  • Ethanol

    This is the day (Tuesday) that trucks are expected to rumble out of the gate carrying the first ethanol produced at the former Minnesota Energy plant in Buffalo Lake since early 2010. The West Central …

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    04 Sep 12
  • Robert Verdon1

    The Renville County Sheriff’s Office, along with the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal of Apprehension, is seeking information about the disappearance and death of a Cosmos man. Authorities say in early September of 2011, Robert Verdon …

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    01 Sep 12
  • Meeker County Sheriff

    An 8-year-old rural Dassel boy was taken by ambulance to Meeker Memorial Hospital and later transported to Children’s Hospital in Minneapolis this afternoon after he was accidentally shot in the head at his home. According …

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    31 Aug 12
  • Timothy Huber

    Testimony from a Kandiyohi County sheriff’s detective regarding the condition of tractors parked at a neighboring farm was heard Thursday during an omnibus hearing for Timothy Huber, who is charged in the shooting death of …

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    31 Aug 12
  • Drive Sober

    Law enforcement agencies from throughout the Midwest will be focusing their efforts on keeping the roads safe this Labor Day weekend by continuing their crackdown on impaired drivers. From now through September 3rd law enforcement …

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    30 Aug 12
  • Wetsch1

    The court hearing of an accused bank robber scheduled to take place on Monday has been delayed. 50-year-old Mark Edward Wetsch is accused of committing a string of bank robberies across the state, including in …

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    30 Aug 12
  • Mosquito

    A Dassel resident says his doctor has confirmed that he has been infected with the West Nile virus. Nathan Lieberg, who lives about 2 1/2 miles north of Dassel on the north side of Long …

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    30 Aug 12
  • Duininck Inc

    A lawsuit filed against Renville County by Duininck Inc., of Prinsburg, could have statewide implications for determining when environmental assessment worksheets must be completed for the expansion of gravel pits. The West Central Tribune reports …

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    29 Aug 12