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(Spicer MN-) Just like the Vikings fans' shiny hopes for a Super Bowl came crumbling to the ground Sunday, The Spicer Winterfest Ice Castle has met a similar fate. Crews demolished the 20 foot tall structure Monday morning for safety reasons. The castle was the first one in 5 years and was c… Read more

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(Spicer MN-) For the second day in a row a vehicle broke through ice on Green Lake Saturday. On Friday two men had to be rescued from the bed of their pickup after breaking through the ice east of the public access near Saulsbury Beach. The same thing happened Saturday afternoon in the same … Read more

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(St. Paul MN-) Pro-life groups mark the 45th anniversary of the Roe -v- Wade decision with a State Capitol rally today and thousands are expected. Minnesota Citizens Concerned for Life spokesman Bill Poehler acknowledges it's not been enough in Minnesota to have pro-life majorities in the le… Read more

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(Undated) -- Southern Minnesota is bracing for heavy snowfall and blizzard conditions. Heavy snow and strong winds are expected to continue throughout today. The Rosemount-Apple Valley-Eagan, Albert Lea, and Blooming Prairie school districts had already cancelled today's classes by last nigh… Read more

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(Stillwater, MN) -- An 18-year-old is in custody, accused of shooting a 19-year-old to death in Stillwater. Police say Charles O'Connell was shot Friday in a residential area near the intersection of 75th Street North and Interlachen Way. He was taken to the hospital, where he died a short t… Read more

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(Willmar MN-) The Rice Health Foundation is raising money to help reduce violence in the Emergency Room at Rice Memorial Hospital. What used to be a rarity has quickly grown into a common medical situation that has put patients and staff at risk. The problem is potentially violent patients n… Read more

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(Litchfield MN-) MnDOT and the City of Litchfield partnered to test a pedestrian flashing beacon at the intersection of Highway 12 and 3rd Street in Litchfield. The pedestrian flashing beacon was installed the week of October 16, 2017 for a testing period of 90 days. The current traffic sign… Read more

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(Willmar MN-) The Kandiyohi County Board last week agreed to rezone land on the east side of Willmar to make way for the coming of a fish house manufacturer. County Zoning Administrator Gary Geer says land on the west side of County Road 9, across from U-Store and the Jehovah's Witness Hall,… Read more

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(St. Paul, MN)  --  An arson suspect reportedly told St. Paul police she'd been reading about the U-S military destroying schools in Iraq or Afghanistan -- and she decided to do the same thing.  Former St. Catherine University student Tnuza Jamal Hassan has been arrested and charged with ars… Read more

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(Tracy, MN)  --  The Redwood County Sheriff's Office is looking for thieves who took 96 feeder pigs from a southwest Minnesota barn late Tuesday night or early Wednesday morning.  The owner says the pigs each weighed about 25-to-30 pounds, with a total value of almost 58-hundred dollars.  Th… Read more

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Saturday morning, Q102 announced the first clue for the Spicer Winter Fest Medallion hunt. We have received word from the Spicer Commercial Club that it was found Saturday by Chris from Willmar. Chris will win the $500 cash prize from Granite Community Bank. Congratulations Chris! Read more

 
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