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  • curbside items

    With Halloween just days away, for safety reasons, officials in Hutchinson are asking residents to remove any items that may be curbside. If you had placed any items at the curb for the fall “white …

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    28 Oct 16
  • Emergency

    WAKEFIELD, Neb. (AP) — Four people have been treated for chemical exposure at a Michael Foods plant in northeast Nebraska. The Dixon County Sheriff’s Office said in a news release that hazardous-materials teams and medics …

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    28 Oct 16
  • capitol bldg

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Gov. Mark Dayton is unveiling his plan to offset massive health insurance rate hikes for thousands of Minnesotans next year. The rough framework introduced Thursday would help cover 25 percent …

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    28 Oct 16
  • Crash

    Meeker County authorities say seat belt use was a determining factor in saving the lives of three people involved in a two-vehicle crash in Danielson Township Wednesday afternoon. At 3:30 p.m., the Meeker County Sheriff’s …

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    27 Oct 16
  • Emergency

    ATWATER — A 29-year-old man was injured Wednesday when a concrete delivery boom truck struck a power line, shocking him with electricity. The man, who was not named, sustained minor burns to both arms, according …

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    27 Oct 16
  • Burglary

    Olivia, MN – At about 7:30 Friday morning, the Olivia Police Department responded to a commercial burglary that had occurred in the 100 block of north 9th street. An exterior door was extensively damaged to …

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    24 Oct 16
  • fire investigation

    An attic fire caused minor damage to a home in Meeker County’s Greenleaf Township this morning (Monday). At just after 7, the Meeker County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a fire at a residence …

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    24 Oct 16
  • court

    MASON CITY, Iowa (AP)  — A Minnesota woman accused of counterfeiting prescriptions in northern Iowa has been given five years of probation. Online court records say 27-year-old Jenna Fuhrmann, of Glencoe, Minnesota, was sentenced last …

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    24 Oct 16