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    A Minneapolis woman was not hurt when she was forced to land a plane in a plowed field near Hamburg in Carver County over the weekend. Carver County Sheriff Jim Olson says the incident happened …

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    20 Feb 12
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    HUTCHINSON – A 10-minute play titled “The Seesaw” has earned its author, Drew Hampton, Ridgewater Theatre faculty, national recognition. The play was named as one of 18 finalists last fall at The Source Festival in …

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    17 Feb 12
  • drought

    Because of a drought that’s affecting nearly all of Minnesota, state officials are telling farmers it’s time to consider crop insurance. The standard deadline is less than one month away. Farmers must finalize a plan …

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    17 Feb 12
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    Health officials suspect a norovirus outbreak is sickening students at Sibley East in Gaylord. One-third of the elementary and junior high students were out sick Wednesday and Thursday with flu-like symptoms. More than 150 students …

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    17 Feb 12
  • Senators Newman and Ortman

    A couple of state senators will be in Hutchinson this evening (Thursday) to meet with local business leaders to discuss recent tax changes. District 18 State Senator Scott Newman of Hutchinson and Senate Tax Committee …

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    16 Feb 12
  • Chris Farris

    A former St. Peter man accused of killing his infant son in 2010 has been sentenced to 15 years in prison. 29-year-old Christopher Farris was sentenced in Nicollet County Court on Tuesday and received the …

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    16 Feb 12
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    A Bird Island man made his first court appearance Wednesday for allegedly stabbing a man earlier this month at a rural Spicer residence. 28-year-old Michael Jon Underland is charged with second-degree assault for stabbing the …

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    16 Feb 12
  • Bad Road

    Hutchinson has $140-million invested in pavement on its roads…some are in great shape…and some are deplorable, much like any other town or city in the nation. However, on the whole, city officials say the condition …

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    15 Feb 12