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  • Hotdish Winners

    Yesterday (Wednesday), Minnesota’s Congressional Delegation got together for U.S. Sen. Al Franken’s (D-Minn.) second annual hotdish competition. Sen. Franken started the friendly “Hotdish Off” last year as a way to bring the delegation together to …

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    08 Mar 12
  • WCSO BADGE_1

    A reward is being offered for information on a burglary and arson that occurred at a St. Michael business last month. The Wright County Sheriff’s Office says they responded to a report of a burglary …

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    07 Mar 12
  • ATV

    Neighbors and property owners bordering a proposed off-highway vehicle park in Renville County want the county to stop it dead in its tracks. The West Central Tribune reports the proposed $1.3 million park near the …

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    07 Mar 12
  • RiteWay Office

    The Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) has awarded a $33,627 grant under its Minnesota Job Skills Partnership to train 46 workers at RiteWay Manufacturing Inc. Located in Lester Prairie, RiteWay provides a …

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    07 Mar 12
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    Three local legislators will be holding a town hall meeting in Stewart this week. On Friday, Republican State Senator Scott Newman of Hutchinson and Republican State Representatives Ron Shimanski of Silver Lake and Glenn Gruenhagen …

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    06 Mar 12
  • DFL logo

    The McLeod County Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party (DFL) Convention is this Sunday in Hutchinson. The convention is being held at Ridgewater College at 12:30 Sunday afternoon (March 11th.) Officials say the business will include considering resolutions to …

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    06 Mar 12
  • McLeod County Highway Dept

    Spring Load Restrictions will go into effect on all McLeod County Highways today (Tuesday, March 6th) and will remain in effect until further notice. Officials say the restrictions protect the investments made in our highways …

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    06 Mar 12
  • Chase John Hodapp (1)

    A 20-year-old Willmar man was sentenced Monday to 39 months in prison for his role in a two-week crime spree last spring that included stealing, burning and crashing vehicles and setting fire to an occupied …

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    06 Mar 12