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(Elko New Market, MN) -- Elko New Market is named the safest city in Minnesota. Home security company Safewise recently released a report stating that the city, in Scott County, reported no violent crimes and just two-point-seven percent property crimes per one thousand people. Elko New Mark… Read more

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(Olivia MN-) Chad Monson of Willmar is slated to appear in Renville County District Court in Olivia today on a probation violation charge. Monson, 46, is currently in the Kandiyohi County Jail on drug and weapons charges after The SWAT Team raided is rural Willmar home January 30th and found… Read more

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(Willmar MN-) As the 2018 Minnesota Legislative Session begins, The Highway 23 Coalition is hopeful lawmakers will consider funding the completion of the four lane from Willmar to St. Cloud. Coalition Secretary/Treasurer Aaron Backman says they hope to get funding either through the bonding … Read more

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(Minneapolis, MN) -- A Rosemount man who sank a 100-foot putt at the Venture Bank Minnesota Golf Show is a big winner. Forty-nine-year-old Paul Shadle won a 75-thousand-dollar pontoon boat and 25 thousand dollars from Nelson Marine. This was the first time in 28 years that a contestant had c… Read more

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(Danube MN-) A Redwood Falls man avoided injury in a one vehicle rollover crash in Renville County caused by slick roads last night. The sheriff's department says at 11:17 pm, they received a report of a one vehicle roll-over on County Road 1 near 780th Avenue, about (5) miles south of Danub… Read more

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(Granite Falls MN-)  A Sioux City Iowa man was killed in a one vehicle crash east of Granite Falls last night.   The state patrol says at 9:52 p.m. a car driven by 25-year-old Ahmed Hassan was southbound on Highway 23 and blew the stop sign at the intersection with Highway 212.   The car wen… Read more

  • LEARFIELD

(Undated) -- A winter mix of rain, sleet and snow is being cited as a cause for hundreds of crashes and dozens of injuries across Minnesota. Snow, freezing rain and sleet fell throughout the day yesterday. At least one deadly crash was reported in Duluth on Highway 61. A second round of nast… Read more

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(St. Paul, MN) -- State health officials are reporting a dramatic drop in the backlog of abuse complaints at Minnesota's senior homes. The Minnesota Department of Health says it has cut the number of unresolved abuse allegations by nearly 80-percent. Officials say the rest of the backlog is … Read more

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(Minneapolis, MN) -- Private donors are pledging support for former Governor Tim Pawlenty's potential political comeback. A group of about 100 of Minnesota's richest and most politically active Republicans gathered last week at the Edition apartment complex common room to meet with the forme… Read more

 
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