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    A Lake Lillian man was taken to a Twin Cities hospital in critical condition after a two vehicle crash in Kandiyohi County Saturday evening. 24-year-old Zachary Sulflow was taken to Hennepin County Medical Center in …

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    02 Jan 12
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    The Hutchinson Fire Department was called to a report of smoke in a residence in the 400 block of Rose Lane NE last night (Friday). The call came in just after 6pm. Upon arrival, Incident …

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    31 Dec 11
  • Kmart

    Willmar’s Kmart store in the Kandi Mall is on a list of stores slated to be closed by Sears Holdings Corp., the parent company of Sears and Kmart. Sears Holdings Corp said Tuesday that it …

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    30 Dec 11
  • A day after the Swany White Flour Mill went up in flames, Freeport Firefighters were still dousing the smoldering pile of rubble.

    Swany White owner Gary Thelen won’t rebuild the 114-year-old flour mill, but he is considering rebuilding the brand. Central Minnesota’s only flour mill in Freeport burned down Tuesday night, and is a complete loss. According …

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    30 Dec 11
  • New Ulm Truck Fire

    New Ulm firefighters were called out to a truck fire Wednesday night on Highway 14 on the west end of town. The milk truck had pulled to the side of the road across from the …

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    30 Dec 11
  • Deutsche Telekom charged by SEC in bribery case

    (Reuters) – Deutsche Telekom AG, a Hungarian unit and three former executives were charged by a U.S. regulator in a corruption case involving bribery of government officials in Macedonia and Montenegro. The Securities and Exchange …

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    29 Dec 11
  • Volkswagen employees inspect an 2012 Passat in the assembly finish department in Chattanooga Tennessee, December 1, 2011.

    (Reuters) – The United Auto Workers union is staking its future on the kind of struggle it hasn’t waged since the 1930s: a massive drive to organize hostile factories. This time, the target is foreign …

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    29 Dec 11
  • Jobless claims rise, but labor market healing

    (Reuters) – New claims for unemployment benefits rose last week but the underlying trend continued to point to improving labor market conditions as the factory sector in the Midwest held firm in December. The growth …

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    29 Dec 11