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  • Vote

    Most of Minnesota’s 2012 election results were made official Tuesday. The five-member State Canvassing Board comprised of Secretary of State Mark Ritchie and four judges was ratifying vote counts for races across the state. The …

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    28 Nov 12
  • MarkRitchie

    Minnesota Secretary of State Mark Ritchie says he’ll back legislative efforts to expand voting ahead of Election Day, though he’s not sure what form that would take. Voters can now cast absentee ballots ahead of …

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    28 Nov 12
  • DaleMeans1

    The funeral will be Wednesday for a Marine from New Prague that was killed in Afghanistan last week. Lance Corporal Dale Means was killed November 18th by an improvised explosive device. The 23-year-old had been …

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    27 Nov 12
  • KyleKopischke

    The victim in a fatal house fire in St. Cloud early Saturday morning has been identified as a 23-year-old Comfrey native. Kyle Kopischke was found dead in the home at about 3:30am Saturday. He was …

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    27 Nov 12
  • HutchGarageFire

    One person was hospitalized Monday morning after a fire broke out in a garage in Hutchinson. The fire started at just before 10am at a double rental unit on McLeod Avenue Northeast in Hutchinson after …

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    27 Nov 12
  • Rollover

    Two people were injured Monday morning when a Chevy Tahoe collided with a semi-truck on Interstate-90 in Martin County. The Tahoe, driven by 50-year-old Joanna Sandberg of Welcome, was going to pass the Peterbilt semi …

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    27 Nov 12
  • MNStatePatrolSquad

    It was a busy Thanksgiving holiday weekend for the Minnesota State Patrol. Lieutenant Eric Roeske says that troopers responded to a total of 525 crashes and made more than 100 DWI arrests between Wednesday and …

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    27 Nov 12
  • RedCrossDisasterRelief

    Five more southern Minnesota American Red Cross volunteers have been deployed to the East Coast to help in the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy, including 4 residents of New Ulm. The storm devastated large portions of …

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    27 Nov 12