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  • Hutchinson City Council

    The Hutchinson City Council this week adopted the preliminary 2015 tax levy, as required by state law. The city’s budget is just over 11.3-million dollars. Controller Andy Reid says the 2015 preliminary general fund tax …

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    11 Sep 14
  • medals and ribbons

    A 54-year-old Willmar man who reportedly has been impersonating a decorated Army officer at various events is in custody on an unrelated charge. The West Central Tribune reports Richard Arthur Rahn is being held in …

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    11 Sep 14
  • Wright County Sheriff

    A Cokato man was injured in a trenching accident north of Howard Lake Tuesday. According to the Wright County Sheriff’s Office, 63-year-old Michael Kelley was working in a field in Middleville Township when he fell …

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    11 Sep 14
  • Growler

    The Hutchinson City Council adopted a resolution this week amending the city code of ordinances adding language allowing tap rooms and brew pubs by conditional use permit, as they continue tweaking rules and regulations allowing …

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    11 Sep 14
  • 9 11 Anniversary

    UNDATED (AP) — Today, Americans mark the 13th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terror attacks. President Barack Obama and the first lady will attend an observance ceremony at the Pentagon. In New York, family members …

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    11 Sep 14
  • KGLB Flooding

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Existing emergency accounts are probably sufficient to cover state costs related to severe June flooding and avoid the need for a special session of the Minnesota Legislature. That message was …

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    10 Sep 14
  • Drowning

    (MNN/Maple Plain, MN) — Hennepin County Sheriff’s officials say a body pulled from a dock area on Lake Independence early Tuesday morning is that of an elderly man from the metro area. Officials say the …

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    10 Sep 14
  • crash investigation

    Three people were injured in a two-vehicle crash in Hutchinson Tuesday afternoon. 82-year-old Lilla Buerkle of Gibbon was suffered serious injuries and taken to HCMC for treatment. Her passenger, 87-year-old Elsert Buerkle of Gibbon was …

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    10 Sep 14