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  • RedFlag

    The wildfire danger remains high across most of Minnesota. The DNR reports 23 fires in recent days, mainly in southern and western Minnesota. New Ulm firefighters battled a grass fire along the KC Road on …

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    06 Apr 12
  • NursingHomeAbuse

    Stiffer penalties are now in place for caregivers who are found guilty of abusing senior citizens. State lawmakers signed-off on a bill on Thursday that allows prison time and heavy fines for those who neglect …

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    06 Apr 12
  • Flu

    The seasonal flu continues to circulate around the state. During the last week, 24 people were hospitalized and one person died of flu-related complications. Health officials say two schools and one nursing home reported an …

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    06 Apr 12
  • JailCell

    A Willmar teen serving time in a juvenile facility for a 2-week crime spree is back in jail after escaping from custody recently. 18-year-old Andrew Wyman was 17 when he went on a crime spree …

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    06 Apr 12
  • MinnesotaNationalGuard

    Nearly 3,000 Minnesota National Guard soldiers are scheduled to return home over the next three weeks after serving in Afghanistan and Kuwait over the last year, and some area soldiers are even now back on …

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    06 Apr 12
  • Detours

    The Minnesota Department of Transportation announced its road construction projects for 2012 on Thursday. There are a total of 316 projects Mn/DOT will be undertaking around the state this year, at a cost of $1.1-billion. …

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    06 Apr 12
  • Scam

    The Nicollet County Sheriff’s Office is warning area residents of a scam involving Lightning Protection Systems. Officials say that 3 or 4 adults have been going door-to-door in rural Nicollet County trying to sell lightning …

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    05 Apr 12
  • Target Field Smoking Ban

    Target Field is going 100% smoke-free. The only smoking area at the stadium will be gone for the Twin’s home opener on Monday. A long-standing policy against re-entry means that smokers will not be allowed …

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    05 Apr 12