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  • Walsh

    Congratulations are in order for Hutchinson High School Principal Patrick Walsh. Walsh was named today (Friday) the Principal of the Year for the Southwest Division of the Minnesota Association of Secondary School Principals.   

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    24 Apr 15
  • Meeker County Sheriffs Office

    Two Dassel men have been arrested for sexual assault and drugs. While investigating a sexual assault on a juvenile girl, Meeker County authorities also found drugs and paraphernalia at a home in Dassel. The sheriff’s …

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    24 Apr 15
  • McLeod County

    McLEOD COUNTY PARKS OPEN FOR SEASON ON MAY 1st McLeod County Parks will officially open on Friday, May 1st.  Park hours are 8:00 a.m. to one hour past sunset.  All six parks will be open at that time.  They …

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    24 Apr 15
  • Fatal Crash

    A 14-year-old girl is dead after a crash on a Brown County road late Thursday afternoon. The Minnesota State Patrol says two vehicles collided on Highway 4 and County Road 29 just before 5pm. A …

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    24 Apr 15
  • Arboretum Sculpture Stolen

    CHANHASSEN, Minn. (AP) — Officials are looking for a “priceless” sculpture stolen from the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum in Chanhassen. The arboretum says the sculpture by the late Paul T. Granlund was removed last week between …

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    24 Apr 15
  • Gov Dayton

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton has declared a state of emergency over a bird flu outbreak that’s killed millions of birds in the state’s poultry industry. The governor’s order activates an …

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    24 Apr 15
  • 2015 Hot Dish Off

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Representative Betty McCollum has won this year’s Minnesota congressional “Hotdish Off.” McCollum won the fifth annual hotdish competition among Minnesota’s congressional delegation. Her “Turkey, Sweet Potato and Wild Rice Hotdish” took first …

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    23 Apr 15
  • A worker wearing a protection suit cull chickens at a poultry farm where the bird flu virus had been found in Takanabe Town, Miyazaki prefecture January 31, 2011

    The deadly toll taken by the highly pathogenic avian influenza continued to mount Wednesday, as the United States Department of Agriculture confirmed its presence in 13 additional flocks in Minnesota. Five of the newly confirmed …

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    23 Apr 15