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  • SibleyEastFire

    Students at Sibley East High School in Arlington were evacuated Tuesday morning after a fire broke out in the school’s Industrial Arts area. The fire apparently started at around 10:30am, and students were evacuated to …

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    26 Feb 14
  • President Obama

    ST. PAUL,Minn.(AP) — President Barack Obama visits Minnesota today (Wednesday) to announce a new competition to encourage job creation and restoring infrastructure. The White House says his visit to Union Depot in St. Paul is …

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    26 Feb 14
  • torch

    Thieves used a torch to cut open a safe at a Hutchinson business last week in order to take its contents. Authorities say employees at Hutchinson Iron and Metal on 5th Avenue Southeast reported Monday, …

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    25 Feb 14
  • Hutchinson Police Cruiser

    Hutchinson Police are investigating another break-in and theft of tools from a work truck. Police say a neighbor in the 1800 block of Neal Avenue Southwest reported on Wednesday that it looked like a truck …

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    25 Feb 14
  • propane tanks

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — With Minnesota still in the throes of the coldest winter in 35 years, state lawmakers are seeking solutions for a propane shortage affecting residents who use the fuel for heating. …

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    25 Feb 14
  • crash investigation

    A rear-end crash in McLeod County Friday evening sent one person to the hospital. The State Patrol says 22-year-old Keagan Bonhus of Hutchinson was taken to Hutchinson Health for treatment of non-life threatening injuries.  He …

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    22 Feb 14
  • MnDot Snowplow

    The Minnesota Department of Transportation in Mankato has upgraded most south central Minnesota highways from hazardous to difficult driving conditions. Motorists are advised that roads will remain difficult as the winds continue to blow and …

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    22 Feb 14
  • MnDot

    The Minnesota Department of Transportation continues to advise no travel in most of south central Minnesota (Friday, Feb. 21 as of 12:30pm) due to ice compaction and blowing snow creating hazardous conditions. Highways remaining closed …

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    21 Feb 14