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  • MethLab

    Drug agents in south central Minnesota say a new way of making methamphetamine has led to a resurgence of illegal labs. Minnesota River Valley Drug Task Force Veteran Agent Ginger Peterson says that portable, mobile …

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    11 Sep 12
  • Meth

    A 25-year-old Winthrop man faces a felony drug possession charge after .3 of a gram of methamphetamine was found in his vehicle during a recent traffic stop. John Allen Meyer was pulled over by a …

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    11 Sep 12
  • PhoneScam1

    An elderly St. Peter resident was scammed out of $2,000 recently. He was the victim of a money-wiring scam in which a caller claims to be the victim’s grandchild in need of money due to …

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    11 Sep 12
  • TractorOnRoad

    The fall harvest is getting underway in southern Minnesota, and that means there’s a lot of farm equipment on our local-area roads. Officials are reminding motorists to use extra caution. Local Mn/DOT Spokesperson Rebecca Arndt …

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    11 Sep 12
  • RedFlag

    A Red Flag Warning is in effect for much of Minnesota today (MON). By mid-morning, a drop in humidity, a surge in temperatures and the gusting of winds will combine to cause a critical fire …

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    10 Sep 12
  • Fire

    A home in Madison Lake was destroyed by a fire Saturday afternoon. The residence on Kopps Lane is being called a total loss following the blaze, although the homeowners escaped injury. Two firefighters were treated …

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    10 Sep 12
  • Crosswalk

    The number of pedestrian deaths are on the rise in Minnesota, and are now at a 5-year high. A total of 23 people have been struck and killed on Minnesota roads this year, compared to …

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    10 Sep 12
  • DelbertHuber2

    The 82-year-old rural Paynesville man convicted of 2nd-degree murder and sentenced to more than 30 years in prison is now in the custody of the Department of Corrections. Delbert Huber was admitted to the Minnesota …

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    10 Sep 12