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  • HUC

    The Hutchinson Utilities Commission voted four to one this morning (Wednesday) to approve the proposed contract for the general manager position involving Jeremy Carter. Carter is the lone applicant.The contract must still be agreed to …

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    07 May 14
  • ATV Crash

    A Rural Hector man was seriously injured in an ATV crash Tuesday evening. 51-year-old Paul Johnson was taken to Renville County Hospital in serious condition and was later flown to North Memorial Medical Center in …

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    07 May 14
  • tax rebate

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota taxpayers should know by late June if they qualify for income tax breaks approved by the 2014 Legislature. State revenue officials are plowing through 260,000 income tax returns from …

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    07 May 14
  • poparoons

    ST. PAUL, Minn. – The Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) is notifying consumers that Lily Bloom’s Kitchen of Fridley, Minnesota, has issued an allergy alert for undeclared allergens in five flavors of Poparoons, a macaroon-type …

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    06 May 14
  • Minnesota State Capitol Bldg

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Senate’s proposal for publicly backed construction projects totals more than $1.1 billion in combined borrowing and cash-financed projects. The proposal released Monday calls for borrowing of $846 million …

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    05 May 14
  • Road Construction

    Construction on the second phase of Jefferson Street Southeast in Hutchinson is officially underway. Crews are digging the retaining pond in the southeast quadrant at the intersection of Jefferson Street and Oakland Avenue (see below). …

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    05 May 14
  • James Oberstar

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Former U.S. Rep. Jim Oberstar, who served northeastern Minnesota for 36 years, has died. He was 79. A statement released by his family says Oberstar died this morning (Saturday) in his sleep. …

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    03 May 14
  • Waseca Police

    WASECA, Minn. (AP) — Authorities in the southern Minnesota city of Waseca say they prevented an unimaginable tragedy by foiling a teenager’s plot to bomb its junior and senior high school. Police arrested a 17-year-old …

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    02 May 14