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  • Diocese of New Ulm

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Diocese of New Ulm has filed for bankruptcy protection, becoming the 14th diocese nationwide to file for reorganization after claims of sexual abuse by clergy. The diocese covering 15 counties in …

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    04 Mar 17
  • Firefighter

    (Hector, MN) At 10:44 last night (Thursday), the Renville County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call reporting a house that was filling with smoke on the 49000 block of County Road 4, which is about …

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    03 Mar 17
  • Wally Pikal

    Local musician/entertainer, member of the Minnesota Music Hall of Fame, and host of KDUZ’s weekly “Pikal Patch” Show, Wally Pikal has died. Wally had recently turned 90. He died this morning (Thursday) at Meeker Memorial …

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    02 Mar 17
  • Emergency

    WILLMAR — Police say a 38-year-old Cosmos man hit his estranged wife with his vehicle as she left her Willmar workplace Wednesday morning, abducted her and drove away from the area. The West Central Tribune …

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    02 Mar 17
  • Proclamation

    At Tuesday night’s City Council meeting, Hutchinson Mayor Gary Forcier proclaimed today (Thursday, March 2nd) as “Terry Davis Day” in Hutchinson. The Mayor wanted to surprise the longtime Hutchinson Leader reporter  who is retiring so, …

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    01 Mar 17
  • 2017 Water Carnival Button

    Winning button designs have been selected for the 75th Annual Hutchinson Jaycee Water Carnival. First place winner with a $75 prize will be awarded to Andrea Brelje. A $50 second place prize will go to …

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    01 Mar 17
  • Miguel Vasquez

    The prosecution wrapped up their case and delivered closing remarks Tuesday afternoon in the murder trail of Miguel Vasquez. A short time later, Brown County District Court Judge Robert Docherty delivered a guilty verdict on …

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    01 Mar 17
  • Body Cam Kit

    The Hutchinson City Council last night (Tuesday) held the second of two public hearings on a proposed ordinance regulating body cameras for the Hutchinson Police Department. After the hearing, the policy was adopted by the …

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    01 Mar 17