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  • grain_bins

    A New Ulm man was seriously injured in a grain bin accident in the City of Cleveland on Monday. 67-year-old Eldon John Jones was reportedly helping remove corn from the bin when he became entangled …

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    10 Nov 11
  • scam alert

    The Wright County Sheriff’s Office says it’s continually receiving reports of citizens who are scammed out of large sums of money through various internet, mail and phone scams. Authorities say typically the scam involves wiring …

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    10 Nov 11
  • leaves

    Because of the relatively mild weather recently and because the amount of leaves still on the trees, Hutchinson city officials have extended their leaf removal service. Public Works Manager John Olson says weather permitting, the …

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    10 Nov 11
  • Suspect in Bank Robbery

    Authorities are investigating an armed bank robbery that occurred Wednesday afternoon in Albertville. At 12:47 PM the Wright County Sheriff’s Office received a report of an armed robbery at Premier Bank on 61st Street NE. …

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    10 Nov 11
  • Penn State football coach Joe Paterno returns to his residence in State College, Pennsylvania November 9, 2011.

    Famed U.S. college football coach Joe Paterno and the president of Penn State University were fired on Wednesday in fallout from a child-abuse scandal and cover-up involving a former assistant coach and school officials.

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    10 Nov 11
  • ElectionResults[1]

    Unofficial election results from Tuesday:Five schools in this area asked voters to extend existing operating levies. Hutchinson was asking voters to renew their $128 per pupil operating levy for 10 years. Passed. Yes 1,842. No …

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    09 Nov 11
  • school sign

    Over 100 school districts, about one-third of those in Minnesota, are asking voters today (Tuesday, November 8th) for money for buildings, or operating expenses, or both. Five schools in this area are asking to extend …

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    08 Nov 11
  • fire line do not cross

    Authorities say a fire that burned one unit of the vacant Highway 12 Motel Thursday morning along U.S. Highway 12 East in Willmar was arson. According to a news release from the Willmar Fire Department, …

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    04 Nov 11