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  • Hutchinson Tigers

    The Hutchinson School Board approved adoption of the 2017-payable 2018 final levy. The total levy is just under $6.97-million, which is an increase of nearly $402,000 or 6.1 percent over the current levy. Superintendent Daron …

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    12 Dec 17
  • Prison

    (Learfield News Service/Undated) — A Paynesville man is going to spend more than a decade behind bars after he confessed to sexually abusing a five-year-old boy. Cody Kelso was recently sentenced to 12 years in …

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    12 Dec 17
  • Testing for CWD

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Tests found no chronic wasting disease in more than 11,000 deer shot by hunters in north-central, central and southeastern Minnesota this fall, and officials say it gives them confidence that the fatal …

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    12 Dec 17
  • shooting

    WAITE PARK, Minn. (AP) — Prosecutors have charged a St. Cloud man jailed in North Dakota with murder in a fatal shooting at an apartment in central Minnesota. Twenty-year-old Desmond Ormandy Barzey was charged Monday …

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    12 Dec 17
  • Bloodmobile

    The Red Cross Bloodmobile is in the area again this week (Dec 11). Today (Monday, Dec 11) donors can give blood in Waconia at Faith Evangelical Lutheran Church from noon until 5pm, in Excelsior at …

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    11 Dec 17
  • Meeker County Sheriff Brian Cruze Badge

    A Litchfield man has been arrested in connection with a burglary that was reported in Dassel Township on Friday. Shortly after 1pm on Friday, the Meeker County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a burglary …

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    11 Dec 17
  • Arrest

    ST. CLOUD, Minn. (AP) — Authorities in North Dakota are holding a 20-year-old man after another man was fatally shot at an apartment in central Minnesota. Police say the shooting happened in Waite Park near …

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    11 Dec 17
  • Fatal Crash

    REDWOOD FALLS, Minn. (AP) — The State Patrol says a head-on crash in southwestern Minnesota has killed three people, including a toddler. Authorities say 34-year-old Shaunna Kraft of Lakefield was trying to pass another vehicle …

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    11 Dec 17