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  • 60 MPH

    Four two-lane highways in south central Minnesota will have speed limit increases from 55 miles per hour to 60 miles per hour by Friday, October 21st. Those highways include Highway 5 from Highway 19 at …

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    17 Oct 16
  • Minnesota Nurses Association

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Nurses at five Allina Health hospitals in Minnesota have approved a contract to return to work. A majority of rank-and-file members of the Minnesota Nurses Association on Thursday voted to ratify the …

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    14 Oct 16
  • Hutchinson Police Cruiser

    A 31-year-old Hutchinson man was arrested last week and charged in McLeod County with failing to register as a predatory sex offender. Hutchinson Police arrested Tommy Michael Santler at an apartment on Echo Circle Friday …

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    13 Oct 16
  • Legionnaires Disease

    HOPKINS, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Department of Health says it has identified the source of the outbreak of Legionnaires’ disease in Hopkins that sickened 23 people and caused one death. The department said in …

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    13 Oct 16
  • Gov Dayton

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota’s Democratic governor says the federal health care overhaul “is no longer affordable.” Gov. Mark Dayton made the stinging critique of the Affordable Care Act on Wednesday while addressing questions …

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    13 Oct 16
  • Arlington Water Tower

    Maguire Iron is expected to start work on the repainting of the Arlington water tower today. City officials say PeopleService staff will begin dropping the water level in the tower to accommodate their work.  The …

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    10 Oct 16
  • TDK HTI Merger

    TOKYO, October 6, 2016 – TDK Corporation (“TDK”, TSE: 6762, Representative Director and President: Shigenao Ishiguro) today (Thursday) announced that TDK had completed its acquisition of Hutchinson Technology Incorporated (“HTI”), a global supplier of critical precision component …

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    06 Oct 16
  • ATV Crash

    A rural Dassel man was injured when he lost control of his ATV yesterday (Wednesday). The Meeker County Sheriff’s Office says 48-year-old Daniel Miller was taken to Meeker Memorial Hospital and then airlifted to HCMC …

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    06 Oct 16