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  • Rassat

    The search continues for a missing Darwin man. On Saturday(April 8) at about 2:30pm, the Meeker County Sheriff’s Office initiated a missing person investigation for 32-year-old John Rassat. Officials say he was last seen at …

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    10 Apr 17
  • police

    (Learfield News Service/St. Paul, MN) – Starting today (Monday), Minnesota’s law enforcement agencies will begin a two week crackdown on distracted driving. More officers will spend more time enforcing the state’s ban on texting and …

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    10 Apr 17
  • buffer strip

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota landowners have some new options for complying with the state’s buffer strips law. The 2015 law requires buffer strips of perennial vegetation between farm fields and waterways to filter …

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    07 Apr 17
  • Hutchinson Police Cruiser

    Hutchinson police are investigating a couple of thefts at local businesses that occurred recently.  After finding some “spider wire,” used for security, on some shelves on Friday (March 31), an employee of Best Buy reported …

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    06 Apr 17
  • Form-A-Feed Fire 2

    Firefighters responded shortly after midnight to a blaze at the Form-A-Feed demolition site in Buffalo Lake.  The Buffalo Lake Fire Department was assisted by departments from neighboring towns.  More information will be posted as it …

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    06 Apr 17
  • Heartland Corn Products

    Firefighters responded to a fire call just after 9 Tuesday morning at the ethanol plant in Winthrop. Officials say the fire started in the corn dryer at Heartland Corn Products. No official cause has been …

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    05 Apr 17
  • golf course

    FAIRFAX, Minn. (AP) — A yearlong effort to save the golf course at Fort Ridgely State Park from closure has shifted to the Legislature, where at least one lawmaker has concerns. Minnesota Public Radio News …

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    05 Apr 17
  • City of Hutchinson

    In an effort not to conflict with Easter weekend activities, the City of Hutchinson is delaying its annual spring cleanup date one week to Saturday, April 22nd. Officials say all of Hutchinson will be picked …

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    04 Apr 17