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  • ChalkOutline

    The death of a 79-year-old church volunteer in her home near Willmar is being treated as a homicide. Kandiyohi County authorities had been asked to check on the welfare of Lila Warwick Monday evening, and …

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    31 Jul 13
  • CarChase2

    A Mankato man was taken into custody after a brief car chase with authorities Monday evening. 33-year-old Preston Michael Overton had allegedly been choking a woman in the parking lot of the Burger King restaurant …

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    31 Jul 13
  • HospitalPatient

    A Minnesota appeals court has ruled that legal guardians can order the end of life support for their wards. The ruling overturns a previous court finding that end-of-life decisions are too important to be made …

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    31 Jul 13
  • Laws

    Getting caught engaging in prostitution or soliciting sex for pay will come with a higher cost to Minnesota offenders beginning this week. A new state law permits authorities to forfeit the cash that was used …

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    31 Jul 13
  • Dollars

    A major credit rating agency has upgraded its outlook on Minnesota’s financial status from “negative” to “stable.” Minnesota Management and Budget announced Tuesday that Moody’s Investor Services bumped up the state’s standing. It doesn’t involve …

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    31 Jul 13
  • RoadClosed

    The start of a major road construction project on Highway 5 from Arlington to Green Isle scheduled to get underway this week has been delayed by 2 weeks. The $5-million project is now set to …

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    31 Jul 13
  • Fire

    A resident of a St. Peter apartment complex was hospitalized early Monday morning after a fire broke out in her bedroom. The fire at Fairview Apartments on Nichols Court in St. Peter broke out at …

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    30 Jul 13
  • Crash

    The Renville County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a Hit & Run accident that occurred Monday afternoon in rural Renville County. It happened at around 3pm at the intersection of County Roads 11 and 24. Authorities …

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    30 Jul 13