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  • bomb threat

    Carver County Sheriff Jim Olson reports that yesterday (Thursday) at about 6:05 a.m., Sheriff’s Dispatch received a call from an unknown party who stated, “There is a bomb in your building. Have fun.” The caller …

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    29 May 15
  • monticello-mn

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Prosecutors say a disgruntled contract worker at a Minnesota nuclear power plant harassed and threatened union officials before police discovered he had a carload of explosive materials and ammunition. Fifty-eight-year-old …

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    29 May 15
  • HFD Crash

    Authorities say a medical condition possibly led to a woman crashing into the Hutchinson Fire Department building Tuesday. Hutchinson Police say 91-year-old Emmy Lindeman was driving northbound on Adams Street, made a sudden left turn …

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    28 May 15
  • Danube Man injured in Crash That Causes Weed Killer and Gravel Spill

    A two vehicle crash at the intersection of County Road 17 and 280th Street in Emmet Township about five miles southwest of Danube injured one man and caused some gravel and several hundred gallons of weed …

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    28 May 15
  • Hutchinson Police Cruiser

    Hutchinson Police are following up on leads after more than $2,000 worth of cigarettes were stolen from a local grocery store last week. Officials with Cash Wise Foods discovered from their video surveillance tapes that …

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    27 May 15
  • A worker wearing a protection suit cull chickens at a poultry farm where the bird flu virus had been found in Takanabe Town, Miyazaki prefecture January 31, 2011

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Bird flu has returned to Minnesota after a lull of over a week with no new cases, with presumptive positive test results from six turkey farms. The new detections announced …

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    27 May 15
  • Rembrandt Foods

    Thirty-nine full-time employees at the Rembrandt egg facility in Renville will be laid off next month as a result of the bird flu that hit the agricultural complex last week. The West Central Tribune reports …

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    22 May 15
  • Gov Dayton

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Gov. Mark Dayton has vetoed an education budget that he says isn’t big enough, setting up a special session of the Minnesota Legislature. Dayton had promised he would block the …

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    20 May 15