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  • polling place

    The Office of the Minnesota Secretary of State awarded $126,464 in federal funds to 44 Minnesota cities, townships and counties through Election Assistance for Individuals with Disabilities (EAID) grants that fund polling place accessibility improvements. …

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    14 Feb 14
  • Hutchinson Police Cruiser

    Hutchinson Police are investigating two thefts that occurred last week from work trucks netting the thieves thousands of dollars worth of tools. The first theft was reported last Wednesday morning just after 7 in which …

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    13 Feb 14
  • Hwy 212

    ST. PAUL,Minn.(AP) — Authorities say a couple had a knife when they were fatally shot in an officer-involved shooting after a police chase on a major Twin Cities highway last week. The Minnesota Bureau of …

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    13 Feb 14
  • gas prices

    After months of relatively stable gas prices, things may be about to change. Between now and Easter – the price of regular unleaded could shoot up 40 cents a gallon says Tom Kloza, an analyst …

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    13 Feb 14
  • TC & W

    A Belle Plaine man is okay after his car slid into a Twin Cities & Western train in Green Isle Wednesday morning. 33-year-old Christopher Fahey was driving westbound on Parnell Street, did not stop on …

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    13 Feb 14
  • snowed in hydrant

    Hutchinson City Councilor and Firefighter Gary Forcier took the opportunity at last night’s city council meeting to ask residents to clear the snow away from fire hydrants in their neighborhoods. Forcier says if you could …

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    12 Feb 14
  • tax prep

    The Minnesota Department of Revenue says the Hennepin County Attorney’s Office has charged 64-year-old John William Zastrow of Minnetonka, with 28 tax-related felonies. Zastrow, a tax preparer, is charged with four counts of identity theft …

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    12 Feb 14
  • Ridgewater College Hutchinson Campus

    Ridgewater College was named the 41st top community college in the nation out of 1,655 colleges by the Washington Monthly in August of 2013. Entering into 2014, Ridgewater College has been selected as one of 150 …

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    12 Feb 14