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  • gas prices

    Unrest in the Middle East is causing prices to jump at the gas pump. Iraq’s biggest oil producer is now shut down, but officials say there is plenty of gas and oil to supply more …

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    18 Jun 14
  • crash investigation

    Three people were hurt in a two-vehicle crash in Meeker County Monday afternoon. Authorities say 62-year-old Daniel Reiman of Shakopee was driving his pickup south on Highway 4 north of Grove City and was hit …

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    18 Jun 14
  • no wake

    McLeod County’s Swan Lake is now under a “no wake” designation. Sheriff Scott Rehmann says due to shore erosion, Swan Lake will be a “no wake zone” through this Friday. Boaters are asked to travel …

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    17 Jun 14
  • HWY 15

    Beginning today (Monday, June 16th), motorists traveling on Highway 15 in Hutchinson will find left turn lane closures on northbound Highway 15 at Denver Avenue SW and on southbound and westbound Highway 15 at Edmonton …

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    16 Jun 14
  • highway 7 sign

    Willmar, Minn. – Beginning today (Monday, June 16th), motorists traveling Highway 7 in McLeod, Meeker and Kandiyohi Counties will encounter lane restrictions as contractor crews complete a preventive maintenance chip sealing project to extend the …

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    16 Jun 14
  • Miss Hutchinson

    The 72nd Jaycee Water Carnival is now history, but not before a new Miss Hutchinson and princess were crowned. The Master of Ceremonies Mary Hodson announced over a screaming audience that the new Miss Hutchinson is Shanel …

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    15 Jun 14
  • emergency lights

    SHAKOPEE, Minn. (AP) — An accused drunken driver is charged with vehicular homicide in a hit-and-run crash in Scott County that injured a woman and ended her pregnancy. Prosecutors say Eric Healy and a passenger …

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    14 Jun 14
  • Delbert Huber

    FARIBAULT, Minn. (AP) — An 83-year-old man imprisoned for killing a Minnesota teacher in 2011 has died. The Minnesota Department of Corrections confirms Delbert Huber died Wednesday night. Huber was being held in the Faribault …

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    14 Jun 14