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    (West Central Tribune/St. Paul, MN)  A federal indictment charges a former bookkeeper of the Farm Mercantile hardware store in Fairfax with embezzling approximately $535,000. The West Central Tribune reports a grand jury returned an indictment …

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    08 Mar 18
  • Stabbing

    Two more individuals have been arrested and charged in relation to the stabbing incident that occurred in the parking lot at the Hutchinson Rec Center on Saturday morning. 17 year old, Jaden Kurtz, of Hutchinson, …

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    07 Mar 18
  • Gov Dayton

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Gov. Mark Dayton today (Wednesday) proposed $21 million in new funding for security enhancements and mental health improvements in Minnesota schools. Dayton, a Democrat, said the money could help pay …

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    07 Mar 18
  • Stabbing

    A 17-year-old Hutchinson male was taken to a Twin Cities Hospital for treatment after he was stabbed by another Hutchinson 17-year-old male Saturday morning. Police say the victim was taken to HCMC for treatment of …

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    06 Mar 18
  • capitol bldg

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A Democratic move to force a hearing on two bills aimed at gun violence ended in defeat Thursday, with Republicans who control a House committee tabling the bills despite a …

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    02 Mar 18
  • scam alert

    Hutchinson Police are alerting residents to be aware of information they have received regarding a telephone scam. Authorities say the scam targets elderly people and calls them claiming they have won large sums of money …

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    02 Mar 18
  • court

    (West Central Tribune/Willmar, MN) Authorities have seized a second cache of explosive devices, machine guns, sawed-off shotguns and other weapons they allege belong to former businessman Chad Lee Monson, of Willmar. The West Central Tribune …

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    27 Feb 18
  • Emergency

    Two people were injured in a two-vehicle crash west of Hutchinson Saturday afternoon. The McLeod County Sheriff’s Office says at about 3pm, a vehicle driven by 44-year-old Stacy Damlow of Hutchinson and a vehicle driven …

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    26 Feb 18