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  • influenza

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Department of Health says the state has seen the first flu-related death of a child this flu season. An update issued Thursday by the Department of Health said …

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    11 Mar 16
  • Senator Scott Newman

    State Senator Scott Newman of Hutchinson began serving as the Ranking Republican Member on the Transportation and Public Safety Committee on Tuesday. Newman says he looks forward to working on continuing to repair the roads …

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    10 Mar 16
  • Employment

    The seasonally adjusted unemployment rate in Minnesota held steady at 3.7 percent in January, according to figures released today by the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED). The U.S. unemployment rate was 4.9 …

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    10 Mar 16
  • Gov Dayton

    (MNN/St. Paul) Governor Mark Dayton in his State of the State address last night (Wednesday) called road and bridge funding a “key area” Minnesota must address, but it remains deadlocked at the legislature with Dayton …

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    10 Mar 16
  • AmericanCrystalSugarLogo

    FARGO, N.D. (AP) — American Crystal Sugar Company has a new president. The company’s board of directors has elected Tom Astrup to the helm of the cooperative that’s based in Moorhead, Minnesota. He will also …

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    10 Mar 16
  • Hutchinson City Council

    The Hutchinson City Council this week approved giving themselves pay raises. The council approved the second reading and adoption of an ordinance that sets the new salaries, effective in 2017. The increase is basically $1,000 …

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    10 Mar 16
  • Crash

    A Litchfield man was injured Tuesday night while he was riding an ATV that was hit by an SUV. The Minnesota State Patrol reported the crash happened near Grove City Tuesday night that involved a Honda …

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    09 Mar 16
  • Motorcycle Crash

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Public safety officials say Minnesota drivers need to keep an eye out for motorcyclists who are taking advantage of the early spring weather. Officials also are urging motorcyclists to ride …

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    09 Mar 16