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  • RobertWarwick

    The 17-year-old Willmar boy charged in the July strangulation and stabbing murder of his grandmother has waived a probable cause hearing, and will now be back in court on September 23rd. A probable cause hearing …

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    11 Sep 13
  • SemiCrashed

    A semi-truck ran off the road on Highway 68 south of Redwood Falls early this (WED) morning. It happened at just before 3am at the intersection with Highway 71. The State Patrol says that 68-year-old …

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    11 Sep 13
  • Fire

    Several area fire departments were called back out to a farm in rural Springfield on Monday after a fire that had been extinguished Saturday night re-ignited. Firefighters from Springfield, Sleepy Eye, Comfrey and Darfur responded …

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    11 Sep 13
  • CriminalSex

    A 42-year-old Winthrop man is facing criminal sexual conduct charges over accusations that he sexually abused a girl for several years, beginning when she was around 15-years-old. There were allegedly multiple incidents of abuse which …

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    11 Sep 13
  • HalfStaffFlag

    Governor Dayton has ordered that all flags fly at half-staff today (WED), on the 12th anniversary of the 9-11 terrorist attacks.  At least three Minnesotans were killed that day.  Thomas Burnett Junior of Bloomington was …

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    11 Sep 13
  • Pheasant

    A long winter followed by a cold, wet spring has contributed to a significant decrease in Minnesota’s pheasant population. The Department of Natural Resources says Minnesota’s pheasant index declined 29% from 2012, reflecting trends seen …

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    11 Sep 13
  • HometownHeroSept2013

    KNUJ’s Hometown Heroes for the month of September are Richard and Nancy Helgeson of St. Peter. Both Helgesons volunteer much of their time to the St. Peter Area Food Shelf, with Nancy serving as director …

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    11 Sep 13
  • CropDustingHelicopter

    The Federal Aviation Administration is investigating after a crop-dusting helicopter crashed near Arlington Friday morning. The Sibley County Sheriff’s office says that 28-year-old Daniel Lee of Belle Plaine was flying for Scott’s Helicopter Services of …

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    10 Sep 13