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  • MCPA

    Hutchinson Police Chief Daniel Hatten will serve the next year as President of the Minnesota Chiefs of Police Association.  Hatten has been a member of MCPA’s board of directors for several years and became president …

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    17 May 18
  • Gov Dayton

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Gov. Mark Dayton today (Thursday) vetoed a GOP-favored bill that would have aligned Minnesota’s state tax code with federal changes passed last year, raising doubts about whether he and lawmakers …

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    17 May 18
  • Employment

    ST. PAUL – The Minnesota unemployment rate held steady at 3.2 percent in April, according to seasonally adjusted figures released today by the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED). The U.S. unemployment rate in …

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    17 May 18
  • Sheriff Recognizes Life Saving Efforts

    At Tuesday’s Wright County Board Meeting, Sheriff Joe Hagerty presented a Citizen Letter of Recognition Award to Bruce Balder-Lanoue and Jason Telecky.  Both are teachers at the Monticello High School. Bruce and Jason had an …

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    17 May 18
  • Anhydrous Ammonia

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Gov. Mark Dayton has signed an emergency order aimed at getting fertilizer to Minnesota farmers during the delayed planting season. Dayton signed an order Wednesday easing restrictions on the driving …

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    17 May 18
  • Minnesota State Capitol Bldg

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A bill syncing Minnesota’s tax code to drastic federal changes is heading to Gov. Mark Dayton for a promised veto. The measure cleared the Senate Wednesday on 34-33, with all …

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    17 May 18
  • Firefighter

    On Tuesday morning, just before 10, the Meeker County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a house fire in the 71500 block of 268th Street in Dassel Township. The owner, 44-year-old Scott Pusc, reported smoke …

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    17 May 18
  • capitol bldg

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota House has passed its bill squaring state taxes with the federal government. Republicans made the sudden move Tuesday, testing Gov. Mark Dayton’s resolve over taxes. Dayton vowed Monday …

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    16 May 18