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  • cornfield

    The body found Saturday in a cornfield northeast of Hector has been identified. Renville County Sheriff Scott Hable announced late Monday the body is that of 56-year-old Robert J. Verdon of Cosmos. In early September, …

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    18 Oct 11
  • emergency lights

    A New Ulm woman was killed in a crash on Highway 99 just east of Nicollet Sunday afternoon. 71-year-old Irene Schultz died at the scene. Authorities say Schultz crossed the centerline and was hit head-on …

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    17 Oct 11
  • Gov Welcomes King and Queen

    Governor Mark Dayton welcomed Their Majesties King Harald and Queen Sonja of Norway at a reception held in their honor at the Governor’s Residence Sunday. The King and Queen also attended a church service at …

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    17 Oct 11
  • renville co sheriff

    Renville County authorities are investigating the discovery of a mans body in a field Saturday. Renville County Sheriff Scott Hable says a farmer harvesting corn found the body at about 5 p.m. Saturday about 10 …

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    17 Oct 11
  • Hutchinson logo

    The Hutchinson Economic Development Authority is beginning a “Media Campaign” aimed at getting the good word out about the city with the goal of bringing in more business. EDA Director Miles Seppelt says most companies …

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    14 Oct 11
  • Lynx With Gov

    Members of the Minnesota Lynx arrived at the Governor’s Residence earlier this week to celebrate their WNBA championship. Governor Dayton poses for a photo with [left to right] Lindsay Whalen, Taj McWilliams-Franklin, and Seimone Augustus …

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    14 Oct 11
  • backyard fire

    All restrictions on open burning in Minnesota have been lifted. McLeod County, in conjunction with the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources – Forestry Division, has lifted burning restrictions also. McLeod County officials say it is …

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    14 Oct 11
  • buckle up

    Another statewide “Click It Or Ticket” seatbelt enforcement campaign gets underway Friday (October 14th). Law enforcement officials from around the area will be participating in the enforcement of the state’s primary seatbelt law, with help …

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    13 Oct 11