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  • Crash

    An Illinois man was injured on Highway 212 west of Olivia Tuesday afternoon when his semi-truck hit a garbage truck. 29-year-old Michael Wheelock of Lincoln, Illinois was driving his tractor-trailer westbound on 212 when he …

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    17 Apr 13
  • RonaldWenisch

    A 22-year-old Springfield man accused of attacking a woman with a sword has been ordered to undergo a psychiatric evaluation. Ronald Richard Wenisch has reportedly admitted to kicking in the front door of a residence …

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    17 Apr 13
  • ElRodeoFire

    A restaurant in Trimont was destroyed by a fire on Tuesday. Firefighters were called out to the El Rodeo Restaurant and Bar at just after 3am Tuesday, and were on the scene for around 10 …

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    17 Apr 13
  • BankRobbery

    A 26-year-old woman from Washington will spend a year-and-a-half in federal prison for driving the getaway car in a bank robbery in Hutchinson last summer. Erica Lee Reeves was sentenced Tuesday after pleading guilty to …

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    17 Apr 13
  • HalfStaffFlag

    Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton has ordered that flags at all state and federal buildings be flown at half-staff until sunset on Saturday to honor the victims of the Boston Marathon bombing. Dayton signed a proclamation …

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    17 Apr 13
  • EPulltabs

    Minnesota House members are considering ways to make electronic pulltab games a more reliable source of funds for the new Minnesota Vikings stadium. The House Commerce Committee met Tuesday to discuss the lagging pulltab sales …

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    17 Apr 13
  • Student Writing

    A standardized math test for about 15,000 students in Minnesota was disrupted by computer problems on Tuesday. The state Department of Education temporarily suspended online testing when a computer server malfunctioned and some students were …

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    17 Apr 13
  • Crash

    A Medford woman is recovering at a Twin Cities hospital after being involved in a car crash in Nicollet County Friday afternoon. It happened at just after 2:30pm on County Road 5, the Fort Road. …

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    16 Apr 13