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HEWITT, Minn. -- A Breckenridge, Minn. man was hurt when the car he was driving hit two horses that were standing on a highway in Todd County in central Minnesota. According to the Minnesota State Patrol, the accident happened just west of Hewitt around 10:45 p.m. on Saturday, July 8.
ST. PAUL -- Forum News Service will host a briefing with the governor and four legislative leaders at 1 p.m. Monday afternoon, Dec. 19. View the live stream here
ST. JOSEPH, Minn. - A funeral service for Jacob Wetterling, the boy abducted and killed in 1989, is set for 10 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 25. The St. Joseph boy's disappearance was unsolved until this month, when his killer confessed in court. Click here for the live stream of the funeral from St. Benedict in St. Joseph.
ST. PAUL -- People can apply to serve on a committee that will help the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources develop the state’s first-ever deer management plan. The deer management plan advisory committee will meet throughout 2017 to review technical information and public input and make recommendations for the development of the plan.
Larger Minnesota boats would be required to have carbon monoxide detectors in a bill state senators passed 61-0 on April 26. A similar bill remains in a House committee and...
A state lawmaker from Lake Shore said a campaign contribution that appears to violate state campaign finance law happened because he confused his campaign checkbook with his personal checkbook. A...
Minnesota education officials would compile reports about student violence against teachers and teachers would have the authority to remove any student from a classroom if deemed to be a safety...
The state of Minnesota has approved roughly $975,000 in disaster relief funding for three counties, including Todd County, affected by the July 12 supercell storm. Governor Mark Dayton on August 19 approved a request for state emergency money from the Public Disaster Assistance fund, a release from the Department of Public Safety said. Crow Wing, Cass, and Todd counties reported a combined $1.3 million in storm-related costs and damages to publicly owned property, 75 percent of which is reimbursable by the state. They became the fifth, sixth, and seventh counties to ever receive emergency f
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