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  • 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
  • influenza

    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
  • Butcher

    (MNN/Howard Lake, MN) –  A rural Hutchinson woman was arrested last night (Tuesday) and faces murder charges in connection with the disappearance of a Howard Lake man.  Thirty-three-year-old Gwen Butcher is charged with second-degree murder, …

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    18 Mar 15
  • Stevens

    The Willmar City Council last night (Monday) voted 5 to 3 to terminate City Administrator Charlene Stevens.  KWLM reports the vote was taken after a motion was made by Council Member Steve Ahmann and seconded …

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    17 Mar 15
  • Fire

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Officials are predicting an early start to Minnesota’s spring fire season due to the recent warm, dry weather. They expect temperatures in the 40s and 50s this week will likely …

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    17 Mar 15