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KANDIYOHI — A vehicle was hit by a train Tuesday morning on the 11000 block of U.S. Highway 12 East.

According to the report, there were no injuries but the front end of the vehicle had disabling damage. The vehicle was later towed.


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WILLMAR — A 53-year-old man was arrested for robbery and assault Monday afternoon on the 1600 block of First Street South.

As of Tuesday afternoon, the man was listed in custody in the Kandiyohi County Jail for charges related to his arrest.

WILLMAR — A 24-year-old man was arrested for a warrant Monday evening during a traffic stop on the 1400 block of First Street South.

According to the report, the man was also issued a citation.

As of Tuesday afternoon, the man was listed in custody in the Kandiyohi County Jail for a misdemeanor driving offense.

1 person killed in ATV crash in Hubbard County Saturday

HUBBARD COUNTY, Minn. — A Buffalo, Minnesota, man was killed in a single-ATV crash Saturday, Oct. 9, in Hubbard County.

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Glenwood farmer walks away after combine hit by train

GLENWOOD — Matt Laubach was able to walk away after his combine was hit by a train Saturday afternoon south of Glenwood. It was the second mishap to happen to him in less than 48 hours. The day before, he and his daughter tested positive for COVID-19.

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Name released of man injured Monday morning in tractor accident near Olivia

OLIVIA — According to a news release, Nickolas Kubesh, 25, of Olivia, was pulling an empty grain cart while northbound on 330th Street when he lost control and entered the west ditch. The unbelted man was tossed around the inside of the tractor cab before it came to rest in the field.

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2 charged in St. Paul bar shootings that left 1 dead, 14 wounded

ST. PAUL — Two men were charged Monday, Oct. 11, in connection with a mass shooting at a St. Paul bar that left one innocent patron dead and 14 others wounded early Sunday morning, Oct. 10.

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Crash reconstruction will determine defense's next steps in deaths of Gopher coach's son, 1 other

MINNEAPOLIS — Reconstruction of the July accident that killed Sam Schuneman and Mack Motzko is the next piece of critical information needed before the driver behind the wheel that night enters a plea in court.

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Dru Sjodin's killer wants intellectual disability ruling to prevent execution

FARGO — A judge who overturned a death sentence for Dru Sjodin’s killer was wrong to exclude the defendant’s intellectual disability as one of the reasons he can’t be executed, public defenders are arguing in recent court filings.

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Prosecutor: No charges against marshals in Minneapolis shooting of Winston 'Boogie' Smith

MINNEAPOLIS — The undercover officers who fatally shot Winston "Boogie" Smith Jr. in Minneapolis last summer acted within their lawful authority and won't be charged in his death, the Crow Wing County attorney announced Monday, Oct. 11.

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Grand jury brings premeditated murder charge in Wright County clinic shooting

MINNEAPOLIS — The man previously charged in the February killing of a health clinic worker in Wright County is now facing a more serious charge of first-degree premeditated murder.

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Honduran family in Minnesota files federal lawsuit alleging mistreatment by US at the border

ROCHESTER, Minn. — Kerlin Sanchez Villalobos and her younger sister left Honduras for what they believed would be a safer life in the U.S., but instead, the girls were greeted with inhumane treatment at the hands of the U.S. government, a new lawsuit alleges.

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