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    The Meeker County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the cause and manner of death for a person who was initially reported missing. After receiving the missing person’s report deputies responded to a residence in the 31000 …

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    02 Dec 15
  • Chad Akerson

    A former Willmar teacher was sentenced to three years in prison Monday in Kandiyohi County District Court. Thirty-five-year-old Chad Jeffrey Akerson of Willmar was 29 and his victim was 15 when he started having regular …

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    02 Dec 15
  • winter storm

    At least three motorists were killed during Minnesota’s first winter storm of the season Monday and Tuesday. According to the state patrol one motorist died in a head-on collision on icy roads Tuesday morning in …

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    02 Dec 15
  • snowmobile trails

    Even though the state’s snowmobile trails are open the Department of Natural Resources is encouraging you to hold off before breaking out the sled. The DNR’s Kim Lockwood says a minimum of 12 inches of …

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    02 Dec 15
  • Turkeys

    A ban that was placed on poultry exhibits last May in response to last spring’s bird flu outbreak has been lifted. The Minnesota Board of Animal Health says the band was lifted on Tuesday permitting …

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    02 Dec 15
  • prostitution

    Three of 7 men arrested during a prostitution sting in St. Peter in October have been charged. The men charged in the St. Peter sting include Adam Groebner of Springfield, Omar Avila Avalos of Richfield …

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    01 Dec 15
  • Arsonw

    A Blue Earth County Judge says alibi evidence provided by a former La Salle volunteer firefighter is not enough to dismiss arson charges against him for allegedly burning his own house. Kyle Else was charged …

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    01 Dec 15
  • snowmobile trails

    Minnesota’s snowmobile trails official open December 1 each year, but according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, more snow is needed before the trails can be ridden. Several conditions must be met before trails …

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    01 Dec 15