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Crews Battle Grass Fire In Watertown

Fire crews battled a grass fire Tuesday afternoon 30 miles west of the Twin Cities, officials say, after a permitted burn got out of control.

04/08/2014

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Body Found In Minnesota River Likely SD Kayaker

Nicollet County Sheriff’s deputies say they believe they’ve found the body of a kayaker missing since June. The body is believed to be Steven Fritze, a sixth-grade teacher from Watertown, S.D., according to the Journal in New Ulm.

11/10/2013

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After Days Of Rain, Watertown, Delano Deal With Flooding

Following the torrents of rain received over the past several days has arrived the inevitable rising of our rivers. The Crow River is among the first to get a flood warning tag from the National Weather Service, and in excess of 15 feet, it is set to crest sometime Thursday.

06/25/2013

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SD Man Gets Jail For Secret Video Recording

A 35-year-old Watertown man has been sentenced to 45 days in jail on charges he took a video without consent.

12/18/2012

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Authorities Looking For Suspects In Bar Burglary

Authorities are looking for at least two suspects after a bar in a small town west of the Twin Cities was burglarized early Monday morning.

11/07/2012

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Veteran, Fmr. State Rep. & Watertown Mayor KJ McDonald Passes

Watertown, Minn., is mourning the death of Mayor KJ McDonald, according to a press release from Acting Mayor Rick Mann.

10/05/2012

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‘Golden Lining’ Of 2012′s Weather: Honey Crop

One good result of this year’s extreme weather in Minnesota is a bumper crop of honey from local bee farmers.

07/05/2012

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New Rain Ratchets Up Crow River Flood Concerns

So far the earth has been able to absorb the 3 and a half to 6 inches of rainwater that has fallen throughout the county, pushing the Crow River slowly but surely toward minor flood stage.

05/24/2012

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Minn. Company Closing 2 Offices In South Dakota

ABERDEEN, S.D. (AP) — A Minneapolis-based company that does employment screening for other businesses is closing two offices in South Dakota by the end of the year. Verifications Inc. says the closings in Aberdeen and […]

04/27/2012

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Minn. Man Contracts ‘Rat Lungworm’ Disease In Hawaii

People travel to Hawaii to relax and get some sun and surf, but a Minnesota man’s trip to paradise turned into a nightmare after he contracted a paralyzing disease.

01/20/2012

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Small Plane Lands On Wis. Street

WATERTOWN, Wis. (AP) – No one was hurt when a small plane landed on a road in Watertown. Police say the incident blocked part of a street near the Watertown Municipal Airport. Police were contacted […]

10/17/2011

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4 Arrested From 3 States In S.D. Drug Bust

Police in the South Dakota city of Watertown say four people from three states face charges after a big drug bust.

04/15/2011