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  • DroughtMap4

    Minnesota is now the only Midwest state still considered mostly in drought or some form of extremely dry conditions, but that is expected to change with this week’s drought monitor report. Minnesota’s winter-like weather last …

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    06 May 13
  • CopperWireTheft

    Two men face felony burglary charges in McLeod County Court for allegedly stealing copper from the former Burns Manor Nursing Home in Hutchinson. 41-year-old Bradley Thomas Henkemeyer of Eagan and 43-year-old Timothy Michael Wenisch of …

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    06 May 13
  • Spring Storm

    President Obama on Friday declared a major federal disaster for five southwestern Minnesota counties hit by an ice storm in early April. The disaster declaration includes Cottonwood, Jackson, Murray, Nobles and Rock counties. Governor Dayton …

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    06 May 13
  • Dollars

    The Minnesota House narrowly approved a hike in the state’s minimum wage on Friday. The final vote for the proposed series of increases was 68-62 in favor of, with local Republican Representative Paul Torkelson voting …

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    06 May 13
  • Snowstorm (1)

    This week’s massive snowstorm caused power outages across southeast Minnesota, and thousands are battling the continued wintery weather without power and heat today (FRI). But help is on the way. Rochester Public Utilities had around …

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    03 May 13
  • TimothyHuber

    The Timothy Huber murder trial in Kandiyohi County is in recess until Monday morning. The 47-year-old Paynesville man is charged with first- and second-degree murder for the October 2011 shooting death of 43-year-old Tim Larson …

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    03 May 13
  • Fire

    Nearly 200 firefighters battled a fire at a waste management plant in Norwood Young America this week. Crews from 11 different fire departments were called out to the Carver Transfer Station and Processing Facility on …

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    03 May 13
  • Cuffs

    Officers from several area law enforcement agencies took part in a foot chase in Redwood Falls Wednesday evening. The pursuit started at around 7:40pm following an altercation with a male suspect who had felony warrants. …

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    03 May 13