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  • City of Hutchinson

    The city of Hutchinson held their “Truth in Taxation” public hearing last night (Tuesday). The mandated hearings are a chance for residents to hear about and comment on the proposed 2017 city budget and how …

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    07 Dec 16
  • Natural Gas

    On one of the coldest nights of the season so far, thousands of Montrose and Waverly residents spent it without heat. According to Xcel Energy, a construction project accidentally interrupted natural gas at about 3:30 …

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    07 Dec 16
  • Amazon Fullfillment

    It has only been in operation since August, but the Amazon fulfillment center in Shakopee is already looking to ramp up its workforce as the online giant’s growth continues to outpace the overall retail industry. …

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    07 Dec 16
  • fire investigation

    KERKHOVEN – Firefighters from five area fire departments worked together for several hours Tuesday afternoon in bitter cold temperatures and blowing winds to battle a barn fire off U.S. Highway 12 just southeast of Kerkhoven …

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    07 Dec 16
  • fire investigation

    Spontaneous combustion of a rag saturated with lighter fluid is believed to be the cause of a house fire south of Olivia Saturday morning. At 6:43 am, the Renville County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 …

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    04 Dec 16
  • Fatal Crash

    ARDEN HILLS, Minn. (AP) — Two Twin Cities area high school students have died and a third has been injured in a traffic crash. Authorities say the students from Mounds View High School in Arden …

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    02 Dec 16
  • Crash

    Two people were injured, one seriously, in a two-vehicle crash on Highway 7 in Carver County North of Mayer early last evening (Wednesday). The State Patrol says 83-year-old Paul Wren of Mayer was taken to …

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    01 Dec 16
  • GNP

    (Learfield/St. Cloud, MN) Minnesota-based GNP Company is being sold. Pilgrim’s Pride, based out of Greely, Colorado, announced Tuesday they have a definitive agreement to acquire the company. GNP, based out of St. Cloud, is a …

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    01 Dec 16