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  • Firefighter

    (Bird Island, MN) A Bird Island couple’s home was extensively damaged by fire Thursday night. The Renville County Sheriff’s Office says they received a call of a house fire just before 10:30 at a residence …

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    05 Aug 16
  • Storm

    A Hutchinson man was injured south of Hutchinson when the high winds this morning blew his semi over and in the ditch. The state patrol says 30-year-old Albert Holker was driving southbound on Highway 15 …

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    04 Aug 16
  • hoverboard danger

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Authorities are warning about the possible fire danger of hoverboards after a house fire last month in west-central Minnesota. After a preliminary investigation, authorities suspect a hoverboard that was being …

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    04 Aug 16
  • West Nile in Horse

    An unvaccinated horse in Winthrop, Minnesota has tested positive for West Nile Virus and is severely ill. Officials with the Minnesota Animal Board of Health say the 1.5-year-old Friesian stallion has been unable to stand …

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    02 Aug 16
  • court

    OLIVIA—A 22-year-old man accused of forcing his way into a woman’s apartment and raping her is now facing three felony charges in Renville County District Court. The West Central Tribune reports Eric Edward Dostal, of …

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    02 Aug 16
  • Drowning

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Three people have died in apparent drownings in Minnesota over the weekend. A 7-year-old girl is among the victims. Authorities say the girl was found unresponsive in a Bloomington lake on Sunday …

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    01 Aug 16
  • Emergency

    An 11-year-old boy riding his bicycle was injured after he was struck by a vehicle in Hutchinson Friday night. The State Patrol says Will Evans was riding his bike on Adams Street and was struck …

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    01 Aug 16
  • HTI

    (HUTCHINSON, Minn/GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Hutchinson Technology Incorporated Wednesday reported that it received a letter on July 26, 2016 from the Antitrust Division of the U.S. Department of Justice (“DOJ”), which has opened an investigation relating …

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    28 Jul 16