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  • on strike

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — About 4,800 nurses at five Minneapolis-area hospitals have begun a weeklong strike over a contract impasse. Members of the Minnesota Nurses Association members began striking at 7 a.m. Sunday at hospitals operated …

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    20 Jun 16
  • Royalty

    A new Miss Hutchinson was crowned this evening (Sunday) as this year’s Hutchinson Jaycee Water Carnival drew to a close. The 2016 Miss Hutchinson is Kaitlin Yira and the 2016 Princess is Caroline Stroming. The …

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    19 Jun 16
  • Water Carnival

    The Hutchinson Jaycee’s have announced the 2016 Mr. Hutchinson and Woman of they Year. The announcement was made at Friday night’s Water Carnival Miss Hutchinson Pageant. Mr. Hutchinson is John Bernhagen. Bernhagen’s civic involvement includes …

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    18 Jun 16
  • Emergency

    A rural Atwater man has died after  a lawn-mowing accident Thursday. Authorities say 79-year-old George Frederick Klose Jr died at the scene. KWLM reports Kandiyohi County Sheriff Dan Hartog says it happened just before noon …

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    17 Jun 16
  • Renville County MN

    Renville County, MN:  The Renville County Sheriff’s Office has been advised by CenturyLink that they have repaired the telephone service outage, which affected the Renville, Olivia and Bird Island areas Thursday.The Sheriff’s Office was informed …

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    16 Jun 16
  • fire investigation

    A house in Meeker County was destroyed by fire Tuesday evening. The Meeker County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a house fire at about 7pm in the 73000 block of Highway 27 in Kingston …

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    15 Jun 16
  • Fatal Crash

    ST. CLOUD, Minn. (AP) — Earl Potter, the president of St. Cloud State University, has been killed in a car crash. Minnesota State Colleges and Universities Chancellor Steven Rosenstone said in a statement early Tuesday …

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    14 Jun 16
  • nightclub shooting

    ORLANDO, Florida (AP) — Dozens of bodies were slowly removed overnight from a gay club in Orlando, Florida, where a gunman shot and killed 50 people and wounded 53 others early Sunday. Authorities say suspect …

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    13 Jun 16