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  • guilty plea

    A Paynesville man has pleaded guilty to driving drunk and causing a crash that killed two teens and injured another. Twenty-eight-year-old Ben Tate was drunk on August 25th of last year when his pickup crossed …

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    21 Jun 16
  • Emergency

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The brother of a Minnesota congressman was killed during a powerful storm in northeastern Minnesota. Cook County Sheriff’s Office said the 43-year-old man killed by a falling tree in the Boundary Waters …

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    21 Jun 16
  • Recall

    ST. CLOUD, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota-based GNP Company is recalling more than 27 tons of chicken after contaminants were detected. The company sells products under the Just BARE and Gold’n Plump brands. But it says …

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    20 Jun 16
  • ATV Crash

    (Colfax Township, MN) A rural Belgrade man is dead after being pinned under an ATV Saturday afternoon in Kandiyohi County. KWLM reports 56-year-old Steven Strand died at the scene. The Sheriff’s Office says they received …

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    20 Jun 16
  • on strike

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — About 4,800 nurses at five Minneapolis-area hospitals have begun a weeklong strike over a contract impasse. Members of the Minnesota Nurses Association members began striking at 7 a.m. Sunday at hospitals operated …

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    20 Jun 16
  • Royalty

    A new Miss Hutchinson was crowned this evening (Sunday) as this year’s Hutchinson Jaycee Water Carnival drew to a close. The 2016 Miss Hutchinson is Kaitlin Yira and the 2016 Princess is Caroline Stroming. The …

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    19 Jun 16
  • Water Carnival

    The Hutchinson Jaycee’s have announced the 2016 Mr. Hutchinson and Woman of they Year. The announcement was made at Friday night’s Water Carnival Miss Hutchinson Pageant. Mr. Hutchinson is John Bernhagen. Bernhagen’s civic involvement includes …

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    18 Jun 16
  • Emergency

    A rural Atwater man has died after  a lawn-mowing accident Thursday. Authorities say 79-year-old George Frederick Klose Jr died at the scene. KWLM reports Kandiyohi County Sheriff Dan Hartog says it happened just before noon …

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    17 Jun 16