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  • FEMA

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The federal government has denied Minnesota’s request to add Dakota County to a disaster declaration for recent severe storms and flooding. The Federal Emergency Management Agency notified the state about …

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    28 Aug 14
  • Syria

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. is trying to determine if a second American fighting with the Islamic State group has been killed in Syria. State Department spokeswoman Jen Psaki says the U.S. has no independent …

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    28 Aug 14
  • Arson

    A rural Atwater woman made her initial appearance in Kandiyohi County District Court Wednesday on charges accusing her of purposely burning down the liquor store she owned in Lake Lillian. 51-year-old Mary Sue Whitcomb is …

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    28 Aug 14
  • Rossing

    On Tuesday (08-26-14), the Wright County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a Missing Person. Family members reported that 25-year-old Christopher Michael Rossing has not been seen or heard from since Friday afternoon (08-22-14). It …

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    28 Aug 14
  • Sparboe Farms

    (Litchfield/KWLM) A woman is hospitalized with head injuries after her hair got caught in a machine in Litchfield Tuesday night. The Meeker County Sheriff’s Department says the 26-year-old woman worked for JNS Cleaning of Litchfield, and …

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    27 Aug 14
  • Growler

    Now that the City of Hutchinson has passed an ordinance allowing breweries, taprooms, and brew pubs, city officials are continuing their efforts to “fine-tune” where they will be allowed and how much licensing fees should …

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    27 Aug 14
  • Byron Smith

    LITTLE FALLS, Minn. (AP) — A Minnesota man convicted of murdering two unarmed teenagers who broke into his home is contesting the restitution prosecutors are asking he pay for the deaths. Sixty-six-year-old Byron Smith took …

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    27 Aug 14
  • Syria

    The White House confirms that an American born citizen has been killed in Syria while fighting for ISIS. ABC News reports 33 year old Douglas McAuthur McCain grew up in Minnesota and went to college …

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    27 Aug 14