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  • Jason Dingman

    A new Sheriff will be patrolling the streets in Stevens County in January. The Stevens County Board of Commissioners appointed current Sheriff’s Deputy Jason Dingman to the role. On a motion from Paul Watzke and …

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    19 Dec 12
  • Hancock School

    The residents of the Hancock School District have voted to approve a $5.4 million bond for renovation and expansion of the current high school building. 227 constituents went to the polls Tuesday, December 18 and …

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    19 Dec 12
  • Crime Alert

    On Monday night (December 17), Swift County officials reported the abduction of a young female from Appleton streets. The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension has released a statement detailing the incident: a younger-looking female–wearing a …

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    18 Dec 12
  • Snowmobile

    Recent snowfall will likely bring out more Minnesota snowmobilers and that means there’s an increased chance of an accident, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR). There were six snowmobile-related deaths in Minnesota during the …

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    17 Dec 12
  • Red Lake Indian Reservation

    BEMIDJI, Minn. (AP) — The Red Lake Band of Ojibwe in northern Minnesota is getting more than $21 million in federal development loans. The tribe will use some of the money from the U.S. Department …

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    17 Dec 12
  • Oxycodone & Hydrocodone

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Prescription painkillers like oxycodone and hydrocodone are being prescribed in Minnesota in greater numbers than ever before. Legal distribution of all opioids increased statewide by 72 percent from 2005 to …

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    17 Dec 12
  • Smith & Kill

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The highest-paid employees at the University of Minnesota last year were men’s basketball coach Tubby Smith and football coach Jerry Kill. The St. Cloud Times reported the salaries Sunday. The Times had requested information about …

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    17 Dec 12
  • Morris School Board (2)

    The Morris School Board meets in regular session tonight (Monday, December 17). First on the agenda, the annual Truth in Taxationhearing. The proposed 2013 levy increase is 1.67% over the 2012 levy. The board will also …

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    17 Dec 12