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  • Burglary

    The owners of at least five downtown businesses in Hutchinson reported burglary/thefts had occurred over this past weekend. Details are not being released at this time, although authorities did say mostly cash was taken. Hutchinson …

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    24 May 16
  • school threat

    DENVER (AP) — Threats made against schools across the country that led to evacuations on Monday could be the latest example of so-called “swatting” against schools. In recent months, hoaxers playing online games have allegedly …

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    24 May 16
  • Patrol Officer Michael Hogan

    On Thursday of last week, Governor Mark Dayton officially signed into law a bill State Senator Scott Newman of Hutchinson authored that designates the portion of Highway 7 in McLeod County as Patrol Officer Michael …

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    23 May 16
  • Marissa Quade

    The Kandiyohi County Sheriff’s Department says a missing Willmar woman has been found. 20-year-old Marissa Quade disappeared May 12 and law enforcement suspected she was possibly with a Willmar man. KWLM reports that according to …

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    23 May 16
  • Sunflower Kernels

    SunOpta has expanded its recall of Planters branded sunflower kernels due to possible listeria contamination, part of a larger recall involving several major food retailers and producers. The recalls all stem from SunOpta’s sunflower processing …

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    23 May 16
  • Minnesota State Capitol Bldg

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota’s Legislature has adjourned in chaos and left some key work unfinished. Lawmakers careened into the midnight Sunday deadline to pass bills scrambling to finalize a package of construction projects …

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    23 May 16
  • click it or ticket

    (Learfield News Service)  Wear your seat belt. That’s the message today (Monday) as the latest statewide “Click It or Ticket” campaign gets underway. Donna Berger with the Office of Traffic Safety says overall, we’re doing …

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    23 May 16
  • Emergency

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Hennepin County medical examiner confirms a body recovered from the Mississippi River is that of a missing University of Minnesota student. Authorities pulled the body of 20-year-old David Michael Miller, of …

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    20 May 16