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    The Cokato Historical Society invites the public to its 12th Annual New Year’s Open House on Sunday, January 8th, 1:00 – 4:0 p.m., in the Centennial Room of the library/museum in downtown Cokato. At the …

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    29 Dec 11
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    WILLMAR — A 32-year-old Grove City man was sentenced Wednesday to 120 days in jail and ordered to pay back the $47,184 he swindled from the Kandiyohi County Recycling Center. The West Central Tribune reports …

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    29 Dec 11
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    (Reuters) – Netflix Inc and Gap Inc were among the worst performers in customer satisfaction among the largest online retailers this holiday season, according to a survey released on Wednesday. Overstock.com Inc came last out …

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    28 Dec 11
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    Italy’s short-term debt costs halved at auction Wednesday as a new package of budget austerity and an injection of cheap long-term money from the European Central Bank won Rome some respite in thin year-end markets.

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    28 Dec 11
  • A limousine carrying a portrait of late North Korean leader Kim Jong-il leads his funeral procession in Pyongyang

    The world watched anxiously on Wednesday as North Korea staged a huge funeral in the capital, Pyongyang, for former leader Kim Jong-il, searching for signs of what to expect from the isolated nation that may be close to attaining nuclear weapons capacity.

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    28 Dec 11
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    Swany White flour mill, widely known for architecture and operations from another era, burned Tuesday. The St. Cloud Times reports the fire started about 4:30 p.m., and the three-story building, packed with flames, collapsed about …

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    28 Dec 11
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    The investigation into the cause of a late night house fire in rural Renville County on Christmas Eve continues. The fire at the home of Michael and Tammy Radloff, about 5 miles northwest of Hector, …

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    27 Dec 11
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    A Cokato woman was taken to the hospital after a two vehicle crash Sunday morning in Fairhaven Township. 19-year-old Bethany Dotseth was taken to St. Cloud Hospital for evaluation. The hospital had no information on …

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    27 Dec 11