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  • 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
  • Meeker County Courthouse

    The father of a teen who killed his sister and then himself near Mannanah last year is now facing criminal charges. The West Central Tribune reports 52-year-old John Cunningham has been charged with felony child …

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    28 Feb 17
  • Minnesota State Capitol Bldg

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Legislature has voted to repeal the state’s long-standing ban on Sunday liquor sales. The state Senate passed a bill undoing the Prohibition-era ban on a 38-28 vote Monday. It …

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    27 Feb 17
  • McLeod County Courthouse

    A Winsted man has been charged with felony motor vehicle theft after he admitted to taking a van from Litchfield Saturday afternoon. Hutchinson Police say they were notified to be on the lookout for a …

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    23 Feb 17
  • Fatal Crash

    A Monticello School District employee was killed Wednesday morning in Big Lake Township when the vehicle he was driving was struck by an SUV. KSTP reports that a school district official confirmed the victim, Matthew …

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    23 Feb 17