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  • Fatal Crash

    Authorities have released the name of the man that died in a head-on crash south of Olivia Monday evening. 24-year-old Carl Rowan of Willmar died at the scene. The State Patrol says Rowan was driving …

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    16 Sep 14
  • Fatal Crash

    Two people are dead and another is in critical condition after a head-on crash in Wright County Sunday evening. The Wright County Sheriff’s Office was called to a crash involving multiple vehicles and injuries at …

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    15 Sep 14
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    T. A. “Buzz” Burich, CEO and Chairman of Citizens Bank & Trust Co. has announced the election of Matthew J. Field to its Board of Directors. Matt is President and CEO of Goebel Fixture Company, …

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    15 Sep 14
  • Road Construction

    Motorists traveling on Highway 15 between Hutchinson and Dassel will encounter lane restrictions beginning today (Monday, Sept. 15) as crews complete a preventive maintenance paving project to extend the life of the road surface. Work …

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    15 Sep 14
  • Christopher Rossing

    Drinking, flirting and jealousy preceded the suspected beating and kidnapping of a 25-year-old Wright County man whose whereabouts remain a mystery three weeks later, according to felony charges against a Hutchinson, Minn., couple. The Star …

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    15 Sep 14
  • Arts and Crafts Festival

    The Arts and Crafts Festival and Taste of Hutchinson is today (Friday) and tomorrow (Saturday). The 40th annual event is held downtown at Library Square on Main Street. The event runs from 10am until 6pm …

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    12 Sep 14
  • Trucker and Bus

    The Apple Valley truck driver who allegedly frightened a 13-year-old girl by passing a school bus on the right — and nearly missing the teenager while she was waiting to board the school bus — …

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    12 Sep 14
  • corn pile

     WORTHINGTON, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota’s corn crop may be larger than first thought, thanks to recent rains. Last month, the U.S. Agriculture Department estimated the state corn crop at a big 168 bushels an acre. …

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    12 Sep 14