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  • DarnellWhitefeather

    A patient at the Minnesota Security Hospital in St. Peter accused of murdering a fellow patient made his first appearance in court Friday. The incident occurred Wednesday night. St. Peter police were called after an …

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    25 Jan 14
  • Crash2

    A Sacred Heart man was injured in a collision with a semi-truck driven by a Fairfax man on Highway 7 Friday morning. It happened at around 8:30am just west of Prinsburg. 23-year-old Dylan Hildahl was …

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    25 Jan 14
  • Flu

    Minnesota saw an increase in the number of schools reporting probable flu outbreaks last week and overall flu activity is still rated as widespread, but there are some indications the current flu season may have …

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    25 Jan 14
  • JailCell

    A 28-year-old Stewart man has been sentenced to over 4 years in prison for selling methamphetamine. Patrick Steven Lee Witthus was sentenced to 58 months in prison on Thursday and was fined $5,000 on a …

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    25 Jan 14
  • TargetStore

    Target continues to grapple with the fallout from the major security breach over the holiday season, and isn’t saying where the loss of nearly 500 jobs will fall. The retailer says it’s terminating 475 employees …

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    25 Jan 14
  • Unemployment

    Minnesota employers added 9,500 jobs last month, holding the unemployment rate steady at 4.6%. State Job Analyst Steve Hine says trade, transportation and utilities led all sectors with 4,600 new jobs. Government added 2,600 new …

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    25 Jan 14
  • TemperatureSubzero

    Bitterly cold weather has closed schools across Minnesota, and is causing late starts at dozens of others, as administrators express concern over keeping students safe with wind chills around 35-below zero. Forecasters are expecting a …

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    23 Jan 14
  • MinnesotaNationalGuard

    The Minnesota National Guard says five of its members have been injured in an attack in Afghanistan. The five are from the 849th Mobility Augmentation Company based in Litchfield. They were injured during an attack …

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    23 Jan 14