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  • Town Hall Meeting

    State Rep. Dean Urdahl will host a town hall meeting at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 21st at Cokato City Hall.  The Acton Township Republican is inviting residents of District 18A to attend the meeting and provide him …

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    17 Jan 14
  • MPCA

    The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency has penalized a Buffalo, Minnesota photo-etching facility for violations of the company’s state-issued water-quality permit. Dentim, Inc., doing business as ETCHIT, will pay an $18,000 penalty for not complying with …

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    17 Jan 14
  • Snow Plow

    A 25-year-old Cosmos man was injured Wednesday when the vehicle he was driving collided with a snow plow. Blowing snow and poor visibility is being blamed for the accident, which happened around 4:30 p.m. Wednesday …

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    17 Jan 14
  • court

    Three Willmar women made their first court appearances Wednesday on felony third-degree assault and theft charges for their roles in allegedly beating a woman and then stealing her cell phone in October. The West Central …

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    16 Jan 14
  • crash investigation

    A 76-year-old Plato woman was injured in a 3-vehicle crash on Highway 212 near Glencoe Wednesday evening. The crash happened shortly after 5:30pm at the intersection with Dairy Avenue. A vehicle driven by 33-year-old Harish …

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    16 Jan 14
  • blizzard

    There’s a blizzard warning in effect until midnight tonight (Thursday) for the area. The day starts with mild temperatures, but The National Weather Service says conditions will deteriorate this morning and last through tonight with …

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    16 Jan 14
  • backyard chicken coop

    Hutchinson City Attorney Marc Sebora will be composing a draft ordinance that, if passed, will allow residents to raise chickens in their backyards. The city council discussed the issue at last night’s meeting, and all …

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    15 Jan 14
  • Hutchinson City Council

    The Hutchinson City Council agreed Tuesday night to ask voters this fall if they want the Mayors term to be 4 years instead of the current 2 year term. Mayor Steve Cook said it would …

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    15 Jan 14