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  • WCSO BADGE_1

    Wright County Sheriff Joe Hagerty reminds citizens to secure their vehicles and keep valuables out of sight. With the arrival of spring, the Sheriff’s Office has noticed an increase in thefts from vehicles. Most of …

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    09 May 12
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    A 45-year-old Raymond woman pleaded guilty Tuesday to two felony charges of criminal vehicular homicide or operation stemming from a November 20th, 2010, crash south of Litchfield that claimed the lives of two people. The …

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    09 May 12
  • Minnesota Vikings

    The Minnesota Senate approved a Vikings stadium construction bill 38-28 late Tuesday night. Bill author Sen. Julie Rosen, R-Fairmont, said the bill was a compromise among the parties involved, and “there’s a lot of win-win …

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    09 May 12
  • Tremendous Outcome for Harmon the Eaglet

    Information from the U of M Raptor Center: What an amazing finale to a very busy few days for Harmon, the eaglet. Critically aware of the risk that bald eagles often abandon a nest after …

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    08 May 12
  • Wet Field

    Spring rain and thunderstorms moved across the state this past week, slowing fieldwork in some areas, according to the USDA, NASS, Minnesota Field Office. As of May 6th, topsoil moisture was rated 1 percent very …

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    08 May 12
  • Elmer Schied Album

    One of the most popular concertina players to come out of the City of New Ulm passed away on Friday. Elmer Scheid died in St. Paul at the age of 90. Scheid began playing the …

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    08 May 12
  • Meemken

    Stearns County Sheriff’s Sgt. Phil Meemken pleaded guilty Monday afternoon to one count of fourth-degree criminal sexual conduct and two counts of providing alcohol to a minor. The Anoka County Attorney’s Office says the 42-year-old …

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    08 May 12
  • Hennepin County Jail

    A woman being held at Hennepin County jail in Minneapolis died Monday. The Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office said in a statement that suicide was the apparent cause of her death. The 25-year-old had been held …

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    08 May 12