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  • Cocaine

    A 24-year-old Willmar man was sentenced to over 6 years in prison this week for selling cocaine to a Brown-Lyon-Redwood Drug Task Force agent and task force informant. Sammy Sandoval Jr was sentenced to a …

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    01 Mar 13
  • Dollars

    Minnesota’s projected budget deficit has shrunk to $627-million, a 40% reduction from the last estimate. Newly-elected Local State Representative Clark Johnson says that the new budget forecast is good news, but there’s still work to …

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    01 Mar 13
  • Vote21

    A Minnesota House committee is hearing a bill that would shift Minnesota’s primary election from August to June. The bipartisan bill was getting a hearing in the House Elections Committee Thursday. Supporters of shifting the …

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    01 Mar 13
  • FoodShelf

    The state’s largest food drive gets underway today (FRI). This year, Minnesota FoodShare’s goal is to raise one-million dollars to give directly to the state’s 300 local food shelves. 2012 was another record year for …

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    01 Mar 13
  • ChalkOutline

    A rural Belle Plaine woman was found dead outside her home Wednesday morning. Authorities say that the body of 40-year-old Patricia Brooks was found outside her residence on Hillcrest Lane in Sibley County’s Faxon Township …

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    28 Feb 13
  • FatalCrash

    A 65-year-old Ceylon woman was killed in a head-on crash west of Fairmont Wednesday afternoon. Linda Hoppe reportedly lost control of her vehicle at around 3:20pm Wednesday on Martin County Road 26 and crashed into …

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    28 Feb 13
  • Crash

    Two people were injured in a car accident on Highway 212 in Renville County Wednesday morning. It happened just before 7:30am at the intersection of Renville County Road 22 between Buffalo Lake and Hector. 31-year-old …

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    28 Feb 13
  • GregoryWard2

    A convicted sex offender who was unable to find a home in the local area last year has now been released from state prison, but is still behind bars until he can find somewhere to …

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    28 Feb 13