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  • Fatal Crash

    Authorities have released the name of the man killed in a head-on crash that involved three vehicles on Highway 7, east of Silver Lake Wednesday morning. The State Patrol says 24-year-old Zachary Theis of Chaska …

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    01 Apr 15
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    WINSTED, MN – Joe Johnson, age 43, owner of Westside Skydivers in Winsted, is among 32 people indicted by a Colorado grand jury in what Colorado’s attorney general described as the state’s largest marijuana bust …

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    30 Mar 15
  • turkeys

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A third Minnesota turkey farm has been struck by a bird flu strain that’s deadly to poultry. The federal Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service on Saturday confirmed that a commercial turkey …

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    30 Mar 15
  • Barway Collins

    CRYSTAL, Minn. (AP) — The reward has increased for information about a 10-year-old Crystal boy who has been missing for a week. Crystal Police, along with the Crystal Crime Prevention Board and Minnesota CrimeStoppers, is …

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    26 Mar 15
  • Rahn Residence

    Crews were called to a house fire early this afternoon (Tuesday) northeast of Hutchinson. Hutchinson Fire Chief Mike Schumann says the fire was in the lower level of the house in the “mechanical room.” The …

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    24 Mar 15
  • Butcher

    Gwen Butcher made an appearance in Wright County Court Monday after being arrested and charged with aiding and abetting second-degree murder last week. The 33-year-old rural Hutchinson woman had been charged with aiding and abetting …

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    24 Mar 15
  • Emergency

    A rural Bird Island man died Saturday evening in a farm accident. The Renville County Sheriff’s Office says 53-year-old Jonathan Dean Roker was apparently attempting to put a dual tire on a tractor when the …

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    23 Mar 15
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    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota health officials say two more children have died of flu this season. According to the Minnesota Department of Health, the cases — both of which were related to Type …

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    20 Mar 15