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(Millerville Township, MN) -- A nine-year-old boy was killed when the A-T-V he was driving rolled over on the slope of a cut hay field in Douglas County Thursday afternoon. The Douglas County Sheriff's Office says nine-year-old Jon Thomas Dingwall was killed after the A-T-V overturned Thursd… Read more

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(Forest City MN-) The Forest City Stockade Summer Rendezvous takes place today and tomorrow at it's historic site 6 miles northeast of Litchfield on Highway 24. In September of 1862, a group of settlers hastily erected a wooden stockade to protect themselves from Dakota Indians during the U.… Read more

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(Montevideo MN-) The 37th Annual Heritage Hill Threshing Show is taking place now through Sunday. The 35-acre Heritage Hill site is located four miles east of Montevideo, Minnesota, on Minnesota Highway 7. Everyone is invited to bring any and all farm equipment-restored or in its working clo… Read more

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(Paynesville MN-) At 5:51 a.m. yesterday a man driving a pickup in the eastbound lane of 23 near Veterans' Drive in Paynesville slowed as he drove by a burning semi trailer, and was then rearended by a car. The car was then rearended by a second car, driven by 58-year-old Gayle Smith of Spic… Read more

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(Minneapolis, MN) -- The new head of the Minneapolis Police Department says he is determined to serve his 400-thousand bosses, talking about city residents. Council members gave unanimous approval Friday morning to Medaria Arradondo. He becomes the city's first black chief of police. The 50-… Read more

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(Paynesville, MN) -- The westbound lanes of Highway 23 at Paynesville have reopened after a fire involving a truck trailer full of hazardous materials yesterday. Stearns County authorities evacuated dozens of homes in Paynesville early Friday morning when a tractor-trailer truck carrying haz… Read more

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(Fargo MN-) Plans for a white nationalist rally in Fargo in October have attracted international attention. Peter Tefft was identified on social media as one of the pro-white protesters in Charlottesville, Virginia: Read more

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(Blomkest MN-) A devastating hail storm and the retirement of his parents from farming led Paul Damhof of rural Blomkest to get rid of his dairy cows and replace them with shrimp. Damhof is now raising shrimp in his former calving barn on his farm along Highway 71. The sign that says Damhof … Read more

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(Spicer MN-)  According to an article in The Minnesota Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church, the Minnesota Conference Tuesday closed on a $2.5 million sale of Decision Hills Camp in Spicer, which has been on the market for nearly three years. The sale was a contract for deed, and… Read more

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(Paynesville, MN) At 12:19am Friday morning the Minnesota State Patrol responded to a vehicle fire just west of Paynesville on Highway 23. Initial reports indicated that the vehicle was carrying hazardous materials and caught fire. Emergency crews quickly evacuated homes that were located wi… Read more

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(Brainerd, MN) -- A body found in Brainerd is believed to be that of a missing 29-year-old man. The body was found yesterday afternoon in a wooded area near the 300 block of Hattie Street. Authorities say initial indications are that the body belongs to John Greenwaldt, who had been missing … Read more

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            David J. Gunderson, age 67, of Sunburg, passed away unexpectedly, Thursday after… Read more

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Frances Marie Westby, age 95, of Renville, died Monday, August 14, 2017, at the RenVilla Nur… Read more

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(Seattle, WI) -- Seattle quarterback Russell Wilson connected on 13-of-18 passes for 206 yards in the first half as the Seahawks beat Minnesota 20-13. Wilson threw two touchdown passes while the Seattle defense was smothering the Vikings. Florida State rookie running back Dalvin Cook was imp… Read more

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(St. Paul, MN) -- The Minnesota Lynx were expected to win Friday night's game against Indiana, but maybe not like this. The Lynx were already leading 22-9 in the first period, when they scored 37 consecutive points -- a W-N-B-A record -- on the way to a 111-52 win. They held a ridiculous 59-… Read more

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(Minneapolis, MN) -- The Minnesota Twins pounded six home runs in a 10-3 win over Arizona Friday night. Miguel Sano lofted a 452-foot homer into the second deck in the seventh inning, then surpassed that with a 474-foot blast in the eighth. Byron Buxton's inside-the-park home run took just 1… Read more

(Minneapolis, MN) -- The Twins activated pitcher Glen Perkins from the 60-day disabled list before yesterday's doubleheader. Perkins has been out all season while recovering from surgery to repair a torn labrum. In a corresponding move, the Twins placed pitcher Dietrich Enns on the 10-day DL… Read more

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(Minneapolis, MN) -- The Twins split a doubleheader with the Indians at Target Field. After suffering a 9-3 loss in the opener, Minnesota bounced back for a 4-2 victory in the nightcap. Twins outfielder Robbie Grossman had to leave the second game with a fractured right thumb. Read more

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Ethan Miller/Getty Images(SINGAPORE) -- World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) is making its video streaming service available to the Chinese market in an attempt to tap into a new customer base. Read more

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