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  • MNSecurityHospital

    A state task force is considering major changes to Minnesota’s system of committing its most dangerous sex offenders to indefinite confinement. The 15-member panel is discussing the creation of a new court with broad authority …

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    25 Oct 13
  • Organ donor box

    State officials say more and more Minnesotans are signing up as organ donors. The state Department of Public Safety says the number of registered donors in Minnesota has increased 13% in 3 years, to 2.6 …

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    25 Oct 13
  • Crash2

    A Sleepy Eye man was injured Wednesday afternoon when another vehicle turned directly in front of his on Highway 15 near Hutchinson. 51-year-old Barry Hillmann of Sleepy Eye was driving a Dodge Caravan northbound on …

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    24 Oct 13
  • Judge

    One of the two teenage boys facing multiple felony charges following their escape from a juvenile treatment facility in Elmore has entered a guilty plea in the case. 17-year-olds Garrett Zabel and Roberto Reyes fled …

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    24 Oct 13
  • Scam

    Authorities are warning local businesses to be aware of a nationwide phone scam that scammed money from two area restaurants. Employees at the restaurants reportedly received calls from someone claiming to be working with an …

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    24 Oct 13
  • Harvest

    Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton has declared a state of emergency to support our farmers in their efforts to get the crops out of the fields and properly stored before the snow flies. Dayton declared a …

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    24 Oct 13
  • FoodRecall

    More than 22,000 pounds of chicken, ham and beef products sold in Minnesota and 26 other states are being recalled because of possible Listeria contamination.  The USDA says the potential contamination was discovered by testing …

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    24 Oct 13
  • Highway5

    The Minnesota Department of Transportation says that Highway 5 from Arlington to Green Isle will open to traffic this coming Monday, weather permitting. Crews will be working on striping and finishing work through the weekend. …

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    24 Oct 13