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PENNOCK — Like kids eager to get on a merry-go-round for a fun ride — and just as eager to get off with the promise of a treat when they get back home — one by one 7,500 dairy cows quickly step onto the milking carousel at Meadow Star Dairy. A cow steps onto the carousel every 4.5 seconds as three workers quickly wash udders and attach automated milking machines.
A car and a semi crashed late Tuesday afternoon on U.S. Highway 12 in Atwater.
Vic Thorstenson, project manager for the Minnesota Senate, guides the Willmar Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce on a tour Wednesday of a temporary hearing room in the new Senate Building in St. Paul. Sen. Kyle Koenen, D-Clara City, right, looks on.
Five people were taken to the hospital following a head-on crash Wednesday evening in Kandiyohi County. None experienced life-threatening injuries, according to the Minnesota State Patrol. The crash occurred around 5:30 p.m. east of Hawick on Minnesota Highway 23.
Jillianne Kleine, 14, of New London plays a game Saturday at the Louis Larson Home in New London. She and others dressed in period costumes during an open house. “I feel ridiculous,” Kleine said of her hoop skirt. Larson, the father of New London, built the house in 1902.
Chris Schmitz of Redwood Falls plays Christmas tunes on bagpipes Friday afternoon outside J.C. Penney at the Kandi Mall in Willmar. A long-time musician, Schmitz picked up the bagpipes two years ago. He is performing throughout the region during the holidays for extra practice. He will appear about 10 a.m. today at the Calf Fiend Cafe in Redwood Falls. (CAROL SEAVEY | TRIBUNE)
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HANLEY FALLS — One man died in a vehicle crash that occurred Friday morning north of Hanley Falls. According to the Minnesota State Patrol, Eduardo Ramos, Jr., 36, of Mason City, Iowa, died as a result of the crash. He was driving northbound on Minnesota Highway 23 in a 1998 Ford Focus, when it crossed the center line, hitting a 2000 International Tractor Truc head-on. The accident was reported at 10:39 a.m.
A tornado watch is in effect for much of Minnesota until 1 a.m., including Kandiyohi County. A tornado was spotted just after 6 p.m. about 32 miles east of Fergus Falls, according to the National Weather Service. Wadena and northeastern Ottertail Counties are under a tornado warning until 6:30 p.m. tonight. See weather.gov for more information.
ST. MICHAEL — A St. Michael man was charged Tuesday in Wright County in connection with the deaths of his brother and his father, a police officer. Christopher Besser, 21, is charged with two counts of intentional second-degree murder. Todd Besser, 49, had finished his shift as an Elk River officer Saturday night when he went to the house in St.