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  • OliviaWestcourtApartments

    A fire at an apartment building in Olivia Thursday morning has left one man dead and over a dozen other residents homeless. The fire at the Westcourt Apartments in Olivia was reported at just after …

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    08 Feb 13
  • Judge

    A teenage mother from Redwood Falls is facing 2nd-degree murder charges for the death of her 22-month-old son. Bail for 18-year-old Sandra Highbear was set at $2-million on Thursday, and funeral services for Conroy Highbear …

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    08 Feb 13
  • CheckFraud2

    Two people face criminal charges in McLeod County for an alleged check cashing scheme in which homeless people from the Twin Cities were used to cash thousands of dollars in fraudulent checks at a bank …

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    08 Feb 13
  • Flu

    A total of 127 people have now died from the flu in Minnesota since the start of the influenza season in October. Over the past week there were another 15 deaths reported from the flu …

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    08 Feb 13
  • Milk

    A Stearns County judge says a Freeport farmer must face all the charges against him in a raw milk case. Organic egg producer Alvin Schlangen had asked the judge to dismiss 3 of the 6 …

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    08 Feb 13
  • JohnHunt

    A former Department of Natural Resources official accused of illegally accessing drivers’ license data on thousands of Minnesotans now faces multiple criminal charges. John A. Hunt is charged with six counts, including misconduct by a …

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    08 Feb 13
  • Drought

    Despite the snow that’s fallen in recent days, Minnesota remains in a deep drought with no end in sight. State Climatologist Greg Spoden says the drought has not improved one bit over the winter in …

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    08 Feb 13
  • Cuffs

    A 37-year-old Fairfax man faces numerous counts of criminal sexual conduct in Nicollet County over allegations that he sexually assaulted pre-teen girls that he knew over the course of several years. A total of 23 …

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    07 Feb 13