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  • Crash2

    A 22-year-old Hector man involved in a car chase with police on Highway 212 Saturday night has died from the injuries he received from crashing head-on into a squad car. Cody Kirgiss was airlifted to …

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    09 Apr 13
  • WilliamEdwards

    A Lake Crystal man accused of sexually assaulting 2 underage girls was sentenced to 60 months in prison Monday. 22-year-old William Marcus Daniel Edwards pleaded guilty to 2 counts of criminal sexual conduct in January …

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    09 Apr 13
  • Dollars

    Governor Dayton rolled out his $750-million bonding proposal for state public works projects on Monday. It includes $109-million to continue renovations at the State Capitol, $85-million for a new high-tech lab at the U-of-M, $58-million …

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    09 Apr 13
  • TwinCitiesMSA

    The 13-county Twin Cities “Metropolitan Statistical Area” is now 16-counties, with the federal government now recognizing Sibley and Le Sueur counties as part of that entity. Mille Lacs County has also been added to the …

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    09 Apr 13
  • Seeding

    The US Department of Agriculture says Minnesota farmers are getting off to a slow start because of the persistent winter. In its first weekly crop report of the year, the USDA says the cold start …

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    09 Apr 13
  • District840Foundation

    The District 840 Foundation held the 11th annual St. James Cash For Kids over the weekend. The fundraiser raises up to $15,000 each year for school programs not in the district’s budget. The biggest money-maker …

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    09 Apr 13
  • PrincessCrown

    New royalty was crowned in the City of Winthrop on Sunday as part of the annual Grackle Days festivities. Named Miss Winthrop 2013 was Cassidy Adams, the daughter of Sarah and Brian Schak. Crowned First …

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    09 Apr 13
  • CarChase2

    A 22-year-old Hector man was seriously injured Saturday night when he crashed head-on into a Renville County Sheriff’s Department squad car following a car chase with police. Olivia police had been checking on a driving …

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    08 Apr 13