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(St. Cloud MN-) The Minnesota Department of Health reported 569 more COVID-19 cases on Tuesday, bringing the state's pandemic total to 39,133. However, only 3 more deaths were reported, putting the death toll at 1477. This continues the trend of seeing more cases among younger people, with t… Read more

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(Sauk Centre MN-) A Sauk Centre man was hospitalized after a lawn mowing accident last week. The Stearns County Sheriff's Office says at 12:35 p.m. Friday 68-year-old David Anderson was mowing his lawn on Apple Lane when he made a right turn to go around a culvert, and the right front wheel … Read more

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(Willmar MN-) The Minnesota Department of Transportation will conduct bridge maintenance operations throughout southwest Minnesota beginning Tuesday, July 7. Work is anticipated to be complete within three weeks, weather permitting. Read more

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(St. Paul, MN) -- Minnesota’s governor is expected to call the Legislature into a special session Friday. Speaker of the House Melissa Hortman confirmed the information in an email she sent to House members and staff. If it is called, the session will convene next Monday. Minnesota lawmakers… Read more

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(Willmar MN-) Even though the Kandiyohi County Board's last meeting June 16th was in-person at the county Health and Human Services Building, the Willmar City Council's regular meeting last night was held electronically like they have been since March. We will have details on last night's me… Read more

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(Fargo, ND) -- A Granite Falls man has spent some time in jail after fighting with Fargo police Friday. Officers say they found 40-year-old Justin Bruce passed out in a parked car. When he was awakened, officers say he refused to get out of his vehicle. Then, when they pulled him out, he’s a… Read more

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(Litchfield MN-) The Meeker County Sheriff's Department had two incidents of people resisting arrest or fleeing police over the 4th of July Holiday weekend. On Friday night deputies tried to stop a suspected drunk driver on Highway 12, west of Highway 15 near Dassel. The driver, 35-year-old … Read more

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(Willmar MN-) The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources will collect water samples from about 90 wells in Kandiyohi County this summer for use in the county’s groundwater atlas. Read more

 

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Meet your neighbor Willie Gonzalez of Spurs Restaurant in downtown Willmar! Despite the pandemic and the restrictions that go along with it, he's keeping up a great disposition AND might have revealed some news in this video!