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  • TabithaJohnson

    The executive director of the St. James Area Chamber of Commerce turned in her resignation this week. Tabitha Johnson has been the head of the St. James Chamber since early October of last year, when …

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    12 Apr 13
  • GaylordChamber (1)

    The Gaylord Area Chamber of Commerce held its “Spring Fling” banquet this past weekend, and the chamber’s annual Community Service Award was presented to Chuck Klimmek. Along with being involved in attracting new businesses to …

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    12 Apr 13
  • WinterDriving

    A Winter Storm Warning remains in effect for much of the local area until tonight (THU), with the heavy spring snow possibly falling through Friday morning. Over six inches has fallen throughout the region, and …

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    11 Apr 13
  • ComputerCrimeScene

    A rural Sleepy Eye man is accused of soliciting a police officer posing as a 13-year-old girl in an online chat room. 24-year-old Timothy I. Kotten has been charged with felony electronic solicitation of a …

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    11 Apr 13
  • PaulWickenhauser

    A judge has denied a request to dismiss the vehicular homicide charges against a 22-year-old Cokato man accused of killing 3 people in a car crash near Willmar last summer. The Kandiyohi County judge also …

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    11 Apr 13
  • RoadClosed

    The head of the Minnesota Senate Transportation Finance Committee does not expect to see a major infusion of money for roads, bridges and mass transit to come together this year. Senator Scott Dibble says he’s …

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    11 Apr 13
  • HotdishOff2013

    US Senator Al Franken hosted his 3rd annual Minnesota Congressional Delegation Hotdish Competition on Wednesday. The winner was the hotdish of Southern Minnesota Congressman Tim Walz, whose “Hermann the German Hotdish” included brats, Schell’s Beer, …

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    11 Apr 13
  • Close-up of fresh snow on a windshield.

    Much of our local area has now seen pretty much every type of precipitation this week — rain, sleet, ice pellets, and snow, and the wintery spring storm crawling into the Midwest is expected to …

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    10 Apr 13