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  • Wayzata Police

    PLYMOUTH, Minn. (AP) — A Wayzata policeman who was fatally struck by an unlicensed driver was eulogized as a friendly and conscientious officer. Hundreds of law officers from across Minnesota turned out Thursday for the …

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    15 Sep 17
  • Bad Air Day in MN

    The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency has issued an air quality alert for southern, eastern and portions of central Minnesota, effective today (Friday, September 15) from noon through eight p.m.  The affected area includes the entire Twin Cities metro, …

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    15 Sep 17
  • 2nd Ave Bridge

    The bridge on 2nd Avenue Southeast in Hutchinson will be replaced next summer. A public hearing was held this week at the city council meeting regarding the project. City Engineer Kent Exner said the hearing …

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    14 Sep 17
  • Employment

    ST. PAUL – The Minnesota unemployment rate climbed 0.1 percent in August to a seasonally adjusted 3.8 percent, according to figures released today by the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED). The U.S. unemployment …

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    14 Sep 17
  • USDA Crop Report

    Minnesota farmers have nearly completed small grain harvest and have begun harvesting dry edible beans and corn for silage during the week ending September 10, 2017, according to USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service. There were …

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    14 Sep 17
  • missing person

    (Learfield News Service/Buffalo, MN) The BCA reported Wednesday afternoon that a missing Buffalo, Minnesota, teenager was found safe in Iowa.   15 year-old Anna Thorson had been reported missing since last being seen on Sunday, …

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    14 Sep 17
  • rural rush hour

    (Learfield News Service/St. Paul, MN) Be careful around farm vehicles transporting crops to market — that’s the message from MN-DOT as harvest ramps up in rural Minnesota. Spokesman Kevin Gutknecht says most roads are two-lane, …

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    14 Sep 17
  • Air Quality

    The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency has issued an air quality alert for eastern and central Minnesota effective today (Thursday) from noon through eight p.m. The affected area includes the Twin Cities Metro, Saint Cloud, Hinckley, and the Tribal …

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    14 Sep 17