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  • school board

    Yesterday (Tuesday), was the last day for candidates to file to run for election to the Hutchinson School Board. Three positions are up for election. Six have filed. Current board members Byron Bettenhausen and Josh …

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    13 Aug 14
  • Election Results

    Unofficial results are in for the Minnesota primary election. Hennepin County commissioner Jeff Johnson has captured the Republican nomination for Minnesota governor over three major rivals. Tuesday’s victory means Johnson advances to a fall showdown …

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    13 Aug 14
  • Stabbing

    On Saturday morning, just before 10am, the Litchfield Police Department responded to a report of a stabbing in the 400 block of South Davis Avenue in the City of Litchfield. The Litchfield Police Department apprehended …

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    12 Aug 14
  • crash investigation

    A two vehicle head-on injury crash north of Hutchinson this afternoon (Friday) sent one person to the hospital. 49-year-old Kara Youngquist of Cottage Grove, Minnesota, was taken to Hutchinson Health for treatment of non-life threatening …

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    08 Aug 14
  • Scam Alert

    McLeod County Sheriff Scott Rehmann has issued a warning that there have been reports of a scam targeting county residents. Rehmann says notices have been sent through the mail notifying recipients that they are “The …

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    07 Aug 14
  • Arson

    Three weeks after the September 23rd fire that destroyed the K & M Liquor Store in Lake Lillian, investigators ruled it had been arson. This week, the West Central Tribune reports authorities charged a suspect. …

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    07 Aug 14
  • HolyTrinityCathedralNewUlm

    The names of eight priests accused of sexually abusing children in the New Ulm Diocese have been made public. Victim’s attorney Jeff Anderson released the names of the priests that came out during a recent …

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    05 Aug 14
  • Motorcycle Crash

    A Paynesville man is dead after his motorcycle collided with an SUV near Milan yesterday (Monday)morning. The State Patrol says 58-year-old Larry Bollman of Paynesville died when an SUV traveling westbound on Highway 40 left the …

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    05 Aug 14