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  • Speaking About Library Books...

    Doug Ohman will be speaking at the Hutchinson Public Library on Monday, April 9th at 7:00 p.m. With his new book, Libraries of Minnesota, experts say Ohman will take you on a trip back in …

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    04 Apr 12
  • NTSB

    The National Transportation Safety Board is now investigating the motor home crash in Kansas that killed five members of a Minnesota family. The agency is investigating laws that allowed a 17-year-old to drive the 57,000-pound …

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    04 Apr 12
  • Energy Rebate Program

    The Hutchinson HRA announces availability of a new HRA energy rebate program for owner occupied homes located in Hutchinson. Officials say the program provides up to a $250 energy rebate when using the Community Fix …

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    04 Apr 12
  • Ridgewater Instructor Receives Award

    Sam Nelson, History Instructor at Ridgewater College, has been awarded a Fulbright Scholar grant to teach at the Kazan Institute of Economics, Management, and Law for the entire 2012-13 academic year. That’s according to the …

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    04 Apr 12
  • Health

    A variety of elements went into the latest county health rankings in Minnesota. Minnesota Commissioner of Health, Doctor Ed Ehlinger, says counties were ranked in two categories: health outcomes and health factors. He says 10% …

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    03 Apr 12
  • Brown County Courthouse

    A 20-year-old Fairfax man has been charged with 3rd-degree criminal sexual conduct in Brown County Court after allegedly having a sexual relationship with a 14-year-old girl. Eloy Figueroa was reportedly in the relationship with the …

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    03 Apr 12
  • United Way 2011

    United Way of McLeod County Board President Russ Trettin announced that the organization delivered $50,043 in checks during March, to 40 partnering agencies/programs. Those checks represent the first quarter allocations for 2012 United Way funding. …

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    03 Apr 12
  • Conservation Officer Class

    It seems only appropriate that the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources’ (DNR) 13th Conservation Officer Academy got underway March 28th at Camp Ripley on the 125th anniversary of the game warden service in Minnesota. Known …

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    03 Apr 12