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  • Man accused of giving alcohol to underage woman who drowned

    LE CENTER, Minn. (AP) – A man accused of providing whiskey to an underage woman who drowned in the Minnesota River in May is facing charges. Twenty-six-year-old Joshua Steven Randolph is charged with a gross …

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    17 Jul 15
  • Patient assaults staff member at Minnesota Security Hospital

    ST. PETER, Minn. (AP) – The state Department of Human Services is investigating after a female staff member at the Minnesota Security Hospital was beaten by a 16-year-old patient. Union leaders report the staffer was …

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    15 Jul 15
  • Fugitive and bank robbery suspect caught in Minnesota

    SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – Authorities have caught a man who walked away from a minimum-security prison in South Dakota and is suspected of robbing three banks in Minnesota. KSTP-TV reports that 46-year-old Clint Eldeen was …

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    15 Jul 15
  • Minnesota soybean development remains ahead of last year

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Minnesota’s soybean and small grains continue developing well ahead of last year’s pace. According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s weekly crop report, 63 percent of Minnesota’s soybean crop was …

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    14 Jul 15
  • Fatal fall occured at Accu-Rite Jordan

    On July 10 at approximately 11:14 a.m., Jordan Police officers were dispatched to a medical regarding a male who fell from the roof of a building construction site at Accu-Rite Powder Coating and Surface Prep, located …

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    13 Jul 15
  • president of the ambulance service in Gaylord

    Thomas A. Webster, 51, president of the ambulance service in Gaylord, was struck by a dump truck near a construction zone. The head of a small Minnesota city’s ambulance crew was fatally hit by a …

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    13 Jul 15
  • Significant damage reported in Le Center Fire

      Fire and rescue crews responded to a late Tuesday afternoon fire at Maple View Apartments in Le Center, quickly extinguishing it but not before significant damage was sustained to the upper level unit. The family of …

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    08 Jul 15
  • Lonsdale man killed in Rice CR 4 crash

    Rice County Sheriff Troy Dunn issued a press release Tuesday evening (July 7) stating that the crash at Rice County Road 4/Independence Avenue and 117th Street earlier in the afternoon involved a fatality. The release states that …

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    08 Jul 15