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    Minnesota farmers intend to plant 8.00 million acres of corn for all purposes in 2017 according to the USDA, National Agricultural Statistics Service — Prospective Plantings report. This is 450,000 acres fewer than last year. …

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    03 Apr 17
  • Road Construction

    LITCHFIELD—The Minnesota Department of Transportation will host a construction open house from 4 to 6 p.m. Thursday at the Meeker County Courthouse, community room A, to discuss the upcoming Minnesota Highway 22 project. The West …

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    03 Apr 17
  • Fatal Crash

    (Learfield News Service/Buffalo MN-) A Friday night crash killed a man from Buffalo. The state patrol says an SUV and a car were both westbound on Highway 55 in Buffalo at 8 p.m. Friday when …

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    03 Apr 17
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    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — School districts across Minnesota are struggling to hire and retain teachers. Bob Jaszczak, superintendent of the Kittson Central district, tells Minnesota Public Radio News that schools in the rural, northern …

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    03 Apr 17
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    With warm temperatures, little to no snow, and dry vegetation, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources will start spring burning restrictions in parts of the state today. Officials say burning restrictions for southern and central …

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    31 Mar 17
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    Carver County has levied 10 new charges against a former Chanhassen principal relating to child pornography, bringing the total number of charges now to 17. KSTP reports 44-year-old Timothy Dorway appeared in court Thursday afternoon. …

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    31 Mar 17
  • Arrest

    A Dassel man was arrested for burglary and theft late yesterday (Wednesday) morning. The Meeker County Sheriff’s Office says just before 11:30 they recovered two stolen vehicles near the intersection of 7th Street and Pacific Avenue …

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    30 Mar 17
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    The search is on for Junior Royalty candidates for the 2017 Hutchinson Jaycee Water Carnival. A girl and boy will be chosen as successors to the 2016 reigning royalty, Junior Queen Hannah Karg and Junior …

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    30 Mar 17