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  • Firefighter

    A fire Tuesday afternoon caused damage to a Watkins home. The Meeker County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a house fire just before 3pm in the 600 block of Veterans Drive in Watkins. Meeker …

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    12 Apr 17
  • Rassat

    A missing Darwin man has been found safe. The Meeker County Sheriff’s Office says they located and made contact yesterday (Monday) with 32-year-old John Rassat. Authorities say he was reported missing after being last seen …

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    11 Apr 17
  • Police Chase

    A 21-year-old man was injured early this morning (Monday) in Buffalo after his vehicle crashed as he was being pursued by police. The State Patrol says the Buffalo Police Department was in pursuit of a …

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    10 Apr 17
  • Rassat

    The search continues for a missing Darwin man. On Saturday(April 8) at about 2:30pm, the Meeker County Sheriff’s Office initiated a missing person investigation for 32-year-old John Rassat. Officials say he was last seen at …

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    10 Apr 17
  • police

    (Learfield News Service/St. Paul, MN) – Starting today (Monday), Minnesota’s law enforcement agencies will begin a two week crackdown on distracted driving. More officers will spend more time enforcing the state’s ban on texting and …

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    10 Apr 17
  • buffer strip

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota landowners have some new options for complying with the state’s buffer strips law. The 2015 law requires buffer strips of perennial vegetation between farm fields and waterways to filter …

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    07 Apr 17
  • Hutchinson Police Cruiser

    Hutchinson police are investigating a couple of thefts at local businesses that occurred recently.  After finding some “spider wire,” used for security, on some shelves on Friday (March 31), an employee of Best Buy reported …

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    06 Apr 17
  • Form-A-Feed Fire 2

    Firefighters responded shortly after midnight to a blaze at the Form-A-Feed demolition site in Buffalo Lake.  The Buffalo Lake Fire Department was assisted by departments from neighboring towns.  More information will be posted as it …

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    06 Apr 17