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  • Firefighters

    The Fairmont Fire Department was called out several times Monday night and into Tuesday morning to battle harvest-related fires. The first call for a grain bin fire at Lunz Farms in rural Fairmont was received …

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    30 Oct 13
  • FoodStamps

    The state Human Services Department says that most food stamp recipients will see their benefits decrease on November 1st as extra funding provided by the federal government during the recession comes to an end. Commissioner …

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    30 Oct 13
  • Detour

    Minnesota Department of Transportation officials say that motorists traveling east of Green Isle will continue to encounter delays and a detour as both directions of Highway 25 remain closed. Mn/DOT says that you should follow …

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    30 Oct 13
  • NicolletSchool

    Election Days is less than a week away, and a total of 4 area school districts will be asking voters to approve levy referendums this year, including Nicollet. District residents there will be asked to …

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    30 Oct 13
  • PolarPlunge

    Winter is right around the corner, and for anyone anxious to jump into a frozen lake – for a good cause – the registration is now open for the 2014 St. Peter Polar Bear Plunge. …

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    30 Oct 13
  • dv563013

    Authorities say that two men have been arrested for their role in a fatal shooting in Shakopee last week. The two were picked up over the weekend, including 21-year-old Anthony James Cox of Minneapolis, who …

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    29 Oct 13
  • OfficerInvolvedShooting

    The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension continues to investigate a shooting involving a Hutchinson Police officer that happened Friday morning. The officer had responded to a report of a suspicious male sleeping in the entryway …

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    29 Oct 13
  • CarChase2

    Authorities in western Minnesota are asking for help locating a vehicle involved in a high-speed chase over the weekend. A Swift County sheriff’s deputy pulled over a Pontiac Grand Prix for registration and equipment violations …

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    29 Oct 13