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  • Hutchinson Police Cruiser

    Hutchinson Police are investigating a couple of suspected fraud cases in which thousands of dollars are involved. In one case, the victim’s daughter told police she believes her mother was swindled out of about $35,000, …

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    09 Jun 15
  • haying

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Rain and wet fields have slowed the alfalfa hay harvest and crop spraying in Minnesota. According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, only 3.5 days were suitable for fieldwork during …

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    09 Jun 15
  • Steven Ruprecht

    (Eden Valley/WJON) Authorities have made an arrest in a Friday assault in Eden Valley. Acting on a tip, Stearns County Sheriff’s investigators learned 55-year-old Steven Ruprecht of Richmond was the assault suspect.  The victim in the case …

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    08 Jun 15
  • no chickens

    HOWARD LAKE, MN – Howard Lake City Council considered setting a public hearing regarding a possible animal ordinance amendment, but determined no hearing was needed. The Herald Journal reports the discussion stemmed from a request …

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    08 Jun 15
  • Sun

    The National Weather Service says highs will flirt with 90 this week. Today (Monday): Mostly sunny, with a high near 80. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph.  Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 61. West wind …

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    08 Jun 15
  • detour

    WILLMAR, Minn. – The resurfacing project on Highway 12 from Atwater to Litchfield will begin today (Monday, June 8th).  The project includes the resurfacing of 10.9 miles of roadway for a smoother road surface and the construction of …

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    08 Jun 15
  • court

    ABERDEEN, S.D. (AP) — One of two Minnesota men accused of robbing a South Dakota casino at gunpoint has pleaded not guilty. Roger Kihega, of Cokato, Minnesota, pleaded not guilty to armed robbery and possession …

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    08 Jun 15
  • grapes

    CORINTH, N.Y. (AP) — A host of new grape varieties have enabled a boutique wine industry to take root in areas of the country that were previously inhospitable. One of them is Marquette, a red …

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    08 Jun 15