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  • CrimeScene3

    The city halls in Amboy and Vernon Center were burglarized over the weekend, and authorities believe the crimes may have been part of a recent string of burglaries across southern Minnesota. The 2 buildings were …

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    29 Aug 13
  • 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