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    Alexandria Schools are working ahead-of-schedule to pay off their debt. During last Monday’s meeting, the Alexandria School Board refinanced its outstanding construction bonds, resulting in what Communications Supervisor Jill Johnson calls $430,000 of annual savings …

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    26 Dec 17
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    A wet Interstate on-ramp caused a Mack concrete pumping truck to roll in Albertville Tuesday morning. At 4:44 a.m., 28-year-old David Adam Schoreder of Mosinee, Wisconsin was coming off County Road 37, entering the collector …

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    25 Dec 17
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    A slippery Interstate caused a Belgrade man to lose control of his vehicle Tuesday afternoon east of Lawndale. 25-year-old Brock Robert Zenzen was headed east on I-94 at 1:39 p.m., near the Highway 108 exit, …

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    25 Dec 17
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    An Annandale man rear-ended another vehicle in Clearwater Monday night, landing him in the hospital. At 6:29 p.m., 34-year-old Brian James Nolan was headed north on Highway 24, at the stoplight for Interstate 94, when …

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    22 Dec 17
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    A Maple Lake woman failed to yield Sunday morning, sending the other driver to the hospital. At 9:39 a.m., 70-year-old Irene Frances Hudek was driving south on Maple Avenue, pausing at the Highway 55 stopsign. …

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    22 Dec 17
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    Hancock High School has submitted the names of four students to the Minnesota State High School League. Hayley Mattson and Peyton Rohloff were nominated for the ExCEL Award, which recognizes high school juniors who are …

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    21 Dec 17
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    The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office has issued an advisory to anyone planning activities on the ice – appearances can be deceiving. The Office says changing weather patterns and strong winds are causing “abnormal areas” of …

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    21 Dec 17
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    A Becker man has been charged with solicitation of a minor in Pope County. Last Wednesday, 23-year-old Kelton Ryan Elmes was charged with felony prostitution of a 13-to-15-year-old, and gross misdemeanor consent to engage in …

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    20 Dec 17