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  • hikers 2

    The two American hikers held in Iran on spying charges have now been handed over to Swiss diplomats. Reports indicate Shane Bauer and Josh Fattal will avoid having to serve the rest of an eight …

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    21 Sep 11
  • Waconia homecoming logo

    The first of the area school homecoming celebrations begin this week.Waconia High School celebrates homecoming with events throughout the week.The Coronation for Homecoming Royalty is Friday afternoon (2:10pm) in the High School GymThe Wildcats host …

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    20 Sep 11
  • wright county badge

    A nearby domestic situation caused the lock down of the Rockford Middle School yesterday morning (Monday) as a precautionary measure. The Wright County Sheriff’s Office says they responded to a report of a domestic dispute …

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    20 Sep 11
  • hog1

    Authorities are investigating the theft of 150 pigs reported stolen from a farm in southeast Minnesota. The Nicollet County Sheriff’s Department was called Friday to a farm near the town of Lafayette. The owner of …

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    20 Sep 11
  • 2012 Waterfowl-1st-Hamrick

    A ruddy duck painted by Stephen Hamrick of Lakeville will be featured on the 2012 Minnesota Migratory Waterfowl Stamp. Hamrick’s painting was chosen as the winning design from among 26 entries in the stamp contest …

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    20 Sep 11
  • pickup crash

    A New Prague man is in critical condition following a two-vehicle crash on Highway 19 Friday afternoon. 50-year-old Gene Harnage was taken to North Memorial Medical Center in Robbinsdale for treatment and was listed in …

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    19 Sep 11
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    A suspect in a series of vehicle thefts was taken into custody after several days on the run. 37-year-old Matthew James Wrobleski of Willmar is being held in the Meeker County Jail and faces multiple …

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    19 Sep 11
  • no wake

    Water levels have dropped below the High Water Ordinance threshold on Wright County’s Lake Sylvia, so authorities say the no wake restriction has been lifted. The High Water Ordinance is still in effect on Sugar …

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    19 Sep 11