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(Willmar MN-) Kandiyohi County Commissioner Harlan Madsen says Friday is the deadline to sign-up for a major internet project in northwest Kandiyohi County. Earlier this week, Madsen says we were getting close to getting the required amount of people to commit to the project in order for CTC… Read more

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(Holdingford MN-) Navy Fireman First Class Elmer Kerestes will be buried with full military honors at 10:30 a.m. on July 29, 2017 at Highland Cemetery near Holdingford. Elmer was killed in action on December 7, 1941 aboard the USS Oklahoma during the infamous attack on Pearl Harbor. He was a… Read more

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(Willmar MN-) A drug suspect is in jail after a high speed chase through northwest Willmar Thursday afternoon. According to the CEE-VII Regional Drug and Gang Task Force, an agent became involved in a chase with a suspect on Gorton Avenue around 2:50 p.m. During the pursuit, the suspect thre… Read more

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(Minneapolis, MN) -- The Minneapolis police chief is speaking out for the first time since an Australian woman was shot and killed last weekend by a city officer. Janeé Harteau said Thursday that Justine Damond did not have to die, and she called the shooting "unnecessary." Officer Mohamed N… Read more

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(Eden Valley MN-) A national organization is helping a Stearns County farm after vandals released nearly 40-thousand mink earlier this week. Michael Whelan with Fur Commission USA says they've been working with other area ranchers to rescue the mink: Read more

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(Willmar MN-) 24th Annual Kandiyohi County Relay For Life takes place tonight at the Willmar Middle School Track. The event is a fundraiser for the American Cancer Society. You can buy luminaries from 2 pm – 8:30 pm, available for $10 donation at the Willmar Middle School Track and in advanc… Read more

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(Willmar MN-) Area law enforcement agencies invite the public to their Community Day Event this afternoon and evening at Robbin's Island Park in Willmar. It's being put on by The Willmar Police and Kandiyohi County Sheriff's Departments, The State Patrol and the DNR and goes from 3 to 8 p.m.… Read more

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(Hanley Falls MN-) A Willmar woman was hurt when her van collided with a car in Hanley Falls. The state patrol says at 4:38 p.m. yesterday 65-year-old Loralee Herboldt was driving her van northbound on Highway 23 when she collided with a car that was eastbound on Yellow Medicine County Road … Read more

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(St. Anthony, MN) -- A petition filed by Valerie Castile is proposing that the majority of a settlement from her son's death would go to her alone. Castile filed the petition in court Wednesday after reaching out to family members and receiving word that none of them wanted any of the settle… Read more

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(Minneiska, MN) -- Communities in southeast Minnesota along the Mississippi River are assessing the damage after severe storms brought mudslides, flash floods, and high winds. The National Weather Service reported yesterday that Minneiska suffered flash flooding and a mudslide that covered p… Read more

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(St. Paul, MN) -- The Speaker of Minnesota's House of Representatives is being sued by two colleagues over a pay raise for lawmakers. The suit was filed yesterday by a Republican and a DFL member of the House asking a judge to enact the raise that had been approved earlier this year by a cit… Read more

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Blenda Alstad, 101, of Granite Falls, died Thursday, July 20th at Granite Falls Health Care … Read more

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Evon M. Christenson, age 72, of Appleton, died Monday, July 17th in Rice Memorial Hospital i… Read more

Lenh Dinh Phan age 79 of Redwood Falls passed away on Wednesday, July 19, 2017 at North Memo… Read more

LOCAL AND REGIONAL SPORTS

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(Minneapolis, MN) -- The Twins open up a three-game weekend series with the Detroit Tigers tonight at Target Field. Ervin Santana will get the ball seeking his 12th win. He is 11-and-6 with a 2.99 ERA. The Tigers will counter with veteran right-hander Anibal Sanchez, who is 1-and-0 with a 6.08 ERA. Read more

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(Mankato, MN) -- The Vikings begin training camp next week at Minnesota State University-Mankato. Rookies must report by Sunday, with veterans joining them on Wednesday. The first full team practice is next Thursday. The Vikings open the preseason on August 10th with a road game at the Buffa… Read more

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(Seattle, WA) -- Four players will represent the Minnesota Lynx at tomorrow's WNBA All-Star Game in Seattle. Maya Moore and Sylvia Fowles will both start for the Western Conference. They are joined by Seimone Augustus and Rebekkah Brunson. The Lynx will return to action on Tuesday hosting New York. Read more

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(Mankato, MN) -- The Vikings begin training camp next week at Minnesota State University-Mankato. Rookies must report by Sunday, with veterans joining them next Wednesday. The first full team practice is one week from today. The Vikings open the preseason on August 10th with a road game at t… Read more

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(L-R) David Benioff and D. B. Weiss -- Getty Images/Steve Granitz(LOS ANGELES) -- When HBO announced it would be producing a new series, Confederate, involving an alternate timeline in which the south has seceded and slavery still exists, backlash was pretty severe. Read more