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  • MNSecurityHospital

    The Minnesota Security Hospital in St. Peter has had its conditional license extended for a year after two new cases of patient mistreatment were documented. The mental hospital was also fined $2,000. Authorities also found …

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    29 Aug 13
  • CarChase2

    A Hutchinson man is in custody in the Meeker County Jail following a brief car chase with a sheriff’s deputy on Highway 15 Tuesday evening. 22-year-old Jonathan Plotz allegedly ran a red light at the …

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    29 Aug 13
  • LotteryTix

    A former gas station employee from St. Peter is facing a felony Lottery Fraud charge for allegedly stealing scratch-off tickets during her shift. 20-year-old Kathryn Erickson was reportedly working alone at the St. Peter Budget …

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    29 Aug 13
  • JLS StormDamage002

    Local officials went before Minnesota lawmakers Wednesday night to detail storm damage to their communities in hopes of securing disaster assistance from a package the Legislature is preparing. The House-Senate working group sought the input …

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    29 Aug 13
  • TannerJarvis

    A Renville County man has been sentenced to nearly 4 years in prison for selling methamphetamine. 22-year-old Tanner William Jarvis of Renville was sentenced to 41 months in the State Correctional Facility in St. Cloud …

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    28 Aug 13
  • Temperature2

    Communities across Minnesota continue to experience record-setting high temperatures this week, and an Excessive Heat Warning remains in effect until Midnight tonight (WED). Physicians says that it’s important to stay hydrated throughout the day and …

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    28 Aug 13
  • MNLegislature

    A joint House-Senate committee is beginning the work of developing a storm disaster aid package that Minnesota lawmakers will consider in an emergency session next month. The group is convening tonight (WED) to help shape …

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    28 Aug 13
  • DayCare

    A drive to unionize Minnesota home daycare workers will be allowed to continue while opponents appeal. US District Judge Michael Davis on Tuesday refused to grant opponents an injunction pending appeal. Davis ruled last month …

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    28 Aug 13