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  • KatieLewis

    A Hutchinson woman has pleaded Not Guilty to accusations that she attempted to kill her 5-month-old son earlier this month. 24-year-old Katie Elaine Lewis has been charged with 3rd-degree assault, child endangerment, and domestic assault …

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    31 May 12
  • Graduation2

    High school graduation ceremonies continue across the KNUJ area over the next few days, with nearly a dozen school districts holding their commencement ceremonies. Schools holding their graduations today (THU) include BOLD and St. Peter, …

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    31 May 12
  • PedestrianHit

    A 12-year-old girl is in critical condition after being struck by an SUV while walking her bike across Highway 101 in Chanhassen on Wednesday. It happened at Lotus View Drive on the border of Chanhassen …

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    31 May 12
  • Dayton1

    Governor Mark Dayton is planning a trade mission to China. He’ll be joined by representatives from 3M, Best Buy, Delta Air Lines, Medtronic, and education leaders. Industry briefings will take place in Beijing, Shanghai, and …

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    31 May 12
  • FarmServiceAgency

    The US Department of Agriculture is closing hundreds of Farm Service Agency offices across the country, including in Waseca and Nicollet counties, as part of a nationwide cost-saving measure. The closures in Minnesota also include …

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    31 May 12
  • Crops

    The wet weather of the past week put a damper on fieldwork across most of Minnesota. And while the rain was welcome in dry parts of northwestern Minnesota, it saturated fields in the southwest. In …

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    31 May 12
  • FatalAccident

    A 74-year-old man was killed in a farm accident in Stearns County Tuesday afternoon. Albert Joseph Meyer was reportedly pinned between the frame and box of a rock wagon in Melrose Township.  Emergency responders say …

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    31 May 12
  • Flooding

    The Spring flood season has arrived a little late across Minnesota, with recent rains causing flooding from the Arrowhead on down to Iowa. Extension Specialist Dave Nicolai says that farm fields are getting the worst …

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    30 May 12