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  • Emergency

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A total of 201 people have been killed on Minnesota roads this year. Officials say that’s a 21 percent increase from this time last year, when 166 people had died …

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    21 Jul 15
  • crops

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota farmers have generally welcomed the recent rain despite high winds and hail in some areas. In its weekly crop progress and condition report for Minnesota, the U.S. Department of …

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    21 Jul 15
  • Fatal Crash

    Renville County authorities have released the name of the man that died following a Friday afternoon accident near Hector.  Authorities identify the victim as 61-year-old Richard Strey of Bird Island, The Renville County Sheriff’s Office …

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    20 Jul 15
  • Fatal Crash

    An Eagle Lake man is dead after a two-vehicle crash in Sibley County Sunday night, south of Arlington. The State Patrol says 37-year-old Shawn Lang died as the result of injuries he sustained in the …

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    20 Jul 15
  • LuceLine Orchard

    Residents in tornado-ravaged Watertown spent the weekend cleaning up after an EF-1 tornado tore through the area. KSTP reports the tornado touched down for two to three minutes in the Carver County towns of Hollywood and Watertown early …

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    20 Jul 15
  • Renville County

    Renville County authorities have released the name of the man that died following a Friday afternoon accident near Hector.  Authorities identify the victim as 61-year-old Richard Strey of Bird Island, The Renville County Sheriff’s Office …

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    18 Jul 15
  • Stormy Weather

    Heavy Thunderstorms rumbled through the area overnight.  In addition to bringing heavy rains, the storm brough 3/4 inch sized hail reported in Hutchinson.  Wind Gusts in excess of 50 miles per hour were reported in …

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    18 Jul 15
  • McLeod Co Roadwork

    Rehabilitation projects began today (Friday) on McLeod County Roads 17 (30th Street) and 26 (100th Street). County Road 17 closed yesterday (Thursday) and County Road 26 closed today. Knife River of Sauk Rapids, MN was …

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    17 Jul 15