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  • Fatal Crash

    One person is dead after a head-on crash that involved three vehicles on Highway 7, east of Silver Lake this morning (Wednesday). The victim’s name has not been released. The State Patrol says the crash …

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    01 Apr 15
  • Hutch Tiger H

    A Hutchinson Wrestler has finished 7th in the Nation in Wrestling.  Jacob Filk was one of only 3 Minnesotans to place at the National High School Wrestling Championships in Virginia. Filk finished with a 5-2 …

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    01 Apr 15
  • help wanted

    Job vacancies in Minnesota soared to the highest level since 2001 as they hit 88,900 in the last quarter of 2014, a 47 percent increase from the same period a year earlier. That’s according to …

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    01 Apr 15
  • Planting

    Minnesota farmers plan to plant a record amount of soybeans this spring, as well as more corn than last year. The U.S. Department of Agriculture says Minnesota soybean producers expect to plant 7.5 million acres …

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    01 Apr 15
  • No Child Left Behind

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota will continue rating its schools based on how well they address disparities and prepare students for college or careers. The state’s waiver from the federal No Child Left Behind …

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    01 Apr 15
  • elephant ivory

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A philosophy professor at St. Cloud State University is accused of conspiring to smuggle rhinoceros horns and elephant ivory out of the U.S. and into China. Yiwei Zheng was indicted by a …

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    01 Apr 15
  • tiara

    The McLeod County Dairy Association’s 62nd Spring Banquet & Dairy Princess Coronation was held Saturday, March 28th at the Peace Lutheran Church in Hutchinson MN. The new 2015-2016 McLeod County Dairy Princesses are:  Ashle Lukes …

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    31 Mar 15
  • Cell Phone

    A 42-year-old Watertown woman was arrested last week after allegedly stabbing a man four times with a small scissor, over an argument about cell phones Carver County Sheriff Jim Olson reports that on Wednesday, March …

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    31 Mar 15