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Broadband project teeters on brink; Kandiyohi County officials still hopeful

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Police issue Code Red Alert for escaped inmate last seen near Bemidji
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Russia boots U.S. diplomats in retaliation for new sanctions
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Dogs at Hawk Creek Animal Shelter in Willmar remain under quarantine after a case of canine influenza was confirmed at the shelter earlier this month. The quarantine, expected to last at least three weeks, is nearing the end of its second week. Twenty dogs are affected.
Dog quarantine continues at Hawk Creek Shelter in Willmar
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A ride called Fireball malfunctioned causing numerous injuries at the Ohio State Fair in Colombus, Ohio, U.S. July 26, 2017. Bruce Lamm/@OntheLamm/Social Media Website/via REUTERS
'A good, funny kid': Teen killed in Ohio state fair accident had just enlisted in Marines
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KINDNESS: 'Go fly a kite' becomes a phrase of kindness
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Barbara Barkley with her grandson, making Christmas cookies at the house she lost to a mortgage scam. Barkley is 4 feet 10 inches tall. So she designed her home in Chesapeake, Va., just for herself, with all the counters and handles lowered. Submitted photo.
'Honey, you've been scammed,' she was told. She lost her home of 30 years.
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City approval has been given for construction of a new Dairy Queen Grill & Chill at the corner of First Street South and Terrace Drive Southwest in Willmar. The location is south of the former Mills Auto site, and across First Street from Cub Foods and Grizzly's.
Willmar Planning Commission OKs plan for new DQ on First Street
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Karen Terry, University of Minnesota Extension, uses a model to show how human activities can affect streams in the region. She demonstrated the model Wednesday to the Regional Sustainable Development Partnerships executive committee in Granite Falls.
Citizen-led partnerships take on regional challenges
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Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., speaks to journalists during an all night session to consider the Republican healthcare bill on Capitol Hill in Washington on July 27, 2017. MUST CREDIT: Washington Post photo by Melina Mara.
In a dramatic late-night vote, the GOP health care bill got smacked down. John McCain swung the hammer.
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Records published July 28
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Riders in the 2,745-mile Tour Divide backcountry bicycle race from Alberta to New Mexico follow a gravel path in the mountains near Banff, Alberta. Duluth's Jeremy Kershaw, who took this photo, was one of seven Duluth riders who took part in the race and one of five who finished. (Jeremy Kershaw photo)
Back from the high country: Cyclists describe trials of 2,745-mile race
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July 27, 2017
Broadband project teeters on brink; Kandiyohi County officials still hopeful
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Fargo Police Chief David Todd takes a picture of reconciliation with Amber Hensley, flanked by Somali-American sisters Sarah and Leyla Hassan Thursday, July 27. On Tuesday, Hensley threatened to kill the women and their friend while in the 13th Avenue South Walmart parking lot. Todd said he arranged the meeting to show an example of forgiveness and understanding. Special to The Forum
She was fired for an anti-Muslim tirade toward 3 Somali women. Now, they plan to help her get re-hired
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The U.S. State Department is alerting travelers to Mexico about possible tainted or counterfeit alcohol that could cause sickness and blacking out. (Ellen Creager/Detroit Free Press/TNS)
US warns tourists about tainted alcohol at Mexico resorts after blackouts reported
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Mall of America closes ride after Ohio State Fair accident involving similar attraction
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