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    A rural Watkins man was killed Friday when his motorcycle apparently went off the road and into the edge of a farm field in Meeker County. 54-year-old John Dietman died at the scene. The Meeker County Sheriff’s …

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    19 May 12
  • windy

    Authorities say windy conditions Thursday caused a semi hauling a manufactured home to tip over in Meeker County on Highway 12. The incident happened just before 11am about a half mile west of County State …

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    19 May 12
  • Milk

    The operators of a Gibbon-area dairy farm face new criminal charges for selling unpasteurized milk products. The Hartmann Dairy Farm had been ordered to stop distributing it’s products in 2010 after they were linked to …

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    18 May 12
  • Windy and Warm

    A lot of warmth and wind today around the area. The National Weather Service says we can expect mostly sunny skies today (Friday), with a high near 90. Breezy, with a south wind 11 to …

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    18 May 12
  • Robbery

    The FBI is looking for the woman who robbed a U.S. Bank in St. Cloud at about 3:43 p.m. on Thursday afternoon. Police said a woman, approximately 30 to 40 years old, 5-feet-5-inches to 5-feet-8-inches tall and approximately …

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    18 May 12
  • Employment

    The state unemployment rate fell 0.2 percent in April to a seasonally adjusted 5.6 percent, according to figures released today by the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED). The U.S. unemployment rate was 8.1 percent last …

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    17 May 12
  • mercury

    If someone set out to find a major toxic hazard like mercury, they probably wouldn’t think to look on Craigslist. But that’s just where a citizen’s tip led the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA). As …

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    17 May 12
  • Darek Jon Nelson

    Darek Jon Nelson now faces the possibility of life in prison if convicted in the fatal stabbing of 18-year-old Vinessa Lozano on January 13th in Montevideo. Chippewa County Attorney David Gilbertson says a grand jury returned an indictment …

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    17 May 12