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  • mayor

    It will be a three-way contest for Hutchinson mayor heading into the August primary. Incumbent Mayor Steve Cook will be challenged by current City Council Gary Forcier, who has filed to run for the 2-year …

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    06 Jun 14
  • School Bus

    A six-year-old girl is hospitalized after being hit by her school bus after her final day of kindergarten in Otsego Thursday. MNN reports the girl had gotten off the bus and a witness says she …

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    06 Jun 14
  • 849th MAC

    The parking lot filled with vehicles, tissues were passed around and tensions were high as people waited for the buses to arrive. The buses contained husbands, sons and brothers from 28 Minnesota communities who had …

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    04 Jun 14
  • Trucker and Bus

    The State Patrol has identified the driver of a semi that passed a school bus with its lights flashing on the right shoulder as a sixth-grader was waiting to board. Lieutenant Eric Roeske says that …

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    04 Jun 14
  • 849th MAC

    Eighty-six soldiers from the Minnesota National Guard’s, Litchfield based 849th Mobility Augmentation Company return home tomorrow (Tuesday) after an eleven-month deployment to Afghanistan. The company cleared more than 8,000 kilometers of main supply routes, alternate …

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    02 Jun 14
  • convention

    DULUTH, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota Democrats face a major challenge as they seek to keep Governor Mark Dayton and U.S. Senator Al Franken in office — getting their supporters to show up at the polls. …

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    02 Jun 14
  • KennethWalsh

    ** Bill Dvorak was not the victim as previously reported.  He is a neighbor** A rural Carver County man is facing attempted murder charges after allegedly shooting at his neighbors while they planted corn. A …

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    30 May 14
  • Senator Scott Newman

    This morning (Thursday) State Senator Scott Newman of Hutchinson announced his plans to run for Minnesota Attorney General. “I think it is time to have a fresh new approach into the activities of the Attorney …

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    29 May 14