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(Willmar MN-) No information has been released about a violent crash at one of Willmar's busiest intersections Sunday afternoon. At approximately 1:30 p.m. a white and a black SUV crashed at the intersection of South 1st Street and 19th Avenue. The black SUV ended up upside down in the inter… Read more

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(Olivia MN-) Tornadoes, straight-line winds, ice storms, blizzards, flooding, wildland fires and droughts are the kinds of natural disasters most likely to cause widespread economic loss and personal hardship in Renville County. Taking steps to minimize the damage from a natural disaster is … Read more

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(Blomkest MN-) An aging speedboat had a major malfunction, sending 7 people into the waters of Big Kandiyohi Lake Sunday afternoon. The Kandiyohi County Sheriff's Department says they were called at 5:55 p.m. to the lake in the southern part of the county on the report that 3 adults and 4 ki… Read more

(Rochester, MN) -- Two people are dead after a near head-on crash on Valleyhigh Road near Rochester. The Olmsted County Sheriff's Office says an SUV tried to pass a car in Kalmar Township Saturday morning and hit another SUV in the opposite lane. Twenty-nine-year-old Kyle Love and 73-year-ol… Read more

 

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[ST. PAUL, MN] – A day after the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued new guidance allowing for reopening places of worship, Governor Tim Walz and Lieutenant Governor Peggy Flanagan today announced they have partnered with Minnesota faith leaders on a plan for places of wo… Read more

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(St. Paul MN-) 847 additional cases of COVID-19 were reported in Minnesota Saturday, which is another new one-day record, bringing the state's total now to 19,845. 10 more deaths were reported, bringing the state's total to 852. Read more

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(Montevideo MN-) State and federal authorities are investigating a fire that destroyed a church in Montevideo last weekend. The fire at the Montevideo Baptist Church, at North 7th Street and Grove Avenue, was first reported at 9:20 p.m. last Sunday, and it took fire crews about two hours to … Read more

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(Annadale, MN) -- At least one priest and parishioners of Catholic churches in Wright County have tested positive for COVID-19 while services are suspended. The Church of St. Timothy in Maple Lake and St. Ignatius Catholic Church in Annandale share clergy. Father John Meyer said on Facebook … Read more

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(St. Paul, MN) -- The C-D-C issued new guidelines after President Trump demanded states re-open churches, synagogues and mosques for Memorial Day weekend. Negotiations continue between Governor Tim Walz and Minnesota’s faith leaders. Commissioner Jan Malcolm says the state Health Department … Read more

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(St. Paul, MN) -- Minnesotans who need or want to be tested for COVID-19 will be able to access free testing at six National Guard Armory locations over the Memorial Day weekend. National Guard members will have the capacity to collect roughly two-thousand samples per day across the six site… Read more

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(Melrose MN-) The skyline over the city of Melrose will look a lot different in the comings days. Crews are demolishing the historic St. Mary's church this week, which has sat empty after arson fire heavily damaged the building in 2016. Residents and parishioners looked on as heavy machinery… Read more

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(Sacred Heart MN-) A Sacred Heart woman is dead after a one-vehicle rollover in Renville County Friday morning. At 5:43 a.m. an SUV was traveling southbound on 160th Street near County Road 11, 3 miles north of Sacred Heart, when it entered the ditch and rolled several times. Ambulance crews… Read more

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Willmar Parks and Recreation announced Friday that effective immediately The City of Willmar will be re-opening all playground equipment and the Willmar Dog Park for public use. All Willmar parks are open for public use as well. Read more

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(St. Paul MN-) Friday was another record breaking day for the COVID-19 Pandemic of 2020. Minnesota had it's most reported cases in one day...813, and most deaths at 32. There have now been 19,005 positive cases of COVID-19, and 842 deaths. Read more