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  • Road Construction

    Construction on the second phase of Jefferson Street Southeast in Hutchinson is officially underway. Crews are digging the retaining pond in the southeast quadrant at the intersection of Jefferson Street and Oakland Avenue (see below). …

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    05 May 14
  • James Oberstar

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Former U.S. Rep. Jim Oberstar, who served northeastern Minnesota for 36 years, has died. He was 79. A statement released by his family says Oberstar died this morning (Saturday) in his sleep. …

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    03 May 14
  • Waseca Police

    WASECA, Minn. (AP) — Authorities in the southern Minnesota city of Waseca say they prevented an unimaginable tragedy by foiling a teenager’s plot to bomb its junior and senior high school. Police arrested a 17-year-old …

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    02 May 14
  • Byron Smith

    LITTLE FALLS, Minn. (AP) — A Minnesota homeowner who shot and killed two teenagers during a break-in has been convicted of premeditated murder. Byron Smith had claimed he was simply defending himself during the break-in …

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    30 Apr 14
  • Miller Mfg

    GLENCOE – Farm, ranch and pet supplier Miller Manufacturing will add 20 jobs as part of a $3 million expansion of its distribution center in Glencoe.Eagan-based Miller said it expects to create jobs paying an …

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    30 Apr 14
  • Byron Smith

    LITTLE FALLS, Minn. (AP) — The trial of a Minnesota man charged with fatally shooting two teenagers will wrap up without the defendant taking the stand. Byron Smith told Judge Douglas Anderson on Monday that …

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    29 Apr 14
  • Burglary

    LITCHFIELD — A $27,000 diamond ring and machine shop tools identified as stolen in Kandiyohi County were found in a Litchfield business when law enforcement officers served a warrant on the online auction business last …

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    29 Apr 14
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    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota has recorded its first case of measles this year. The Star Tribune reports state health officials confirmed the measles in a 19-month-old Hennepin County child. Health agencies have notified area families …

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    28 Apr 14