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  • thin ice on river

    Due to the unusually mild weather, which is making lake ice conditions questionable at best, McLeod County officials have closed Winsted Lake to all motorized traffic. McLeod County Sheriff Scott Rehmann says that includes snowmobiles, …

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    06 Jan 12
  • fire line do not cross

      A fire on Christmas Eve in which a Hutchinson woman was found dead, has been ruled accidental. An Investigator with the Minnesota State Fire Marshal’s Office, has ruled the fire as “Accidental – improper …

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    04 Jan 12
  • Hutch PD

    A Hutchinson man was contacted by authorities last week after they found his property in a ditch. The McLeod County Sheriff contacted the victim last Wednesday (Dec. 28) just after 1:30 PM saying that they …

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    04 Jan 12
  • fire line do not cross

    Sherm’s Bar in St. Bonifacious, also known as the St. Boni Inn, was destroyed by fire early Monday morning. Firefighters were called to a fire at the 100-year-old building at about 5:45am. Cold temperatures made …

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    03 Jan 12
  • tv on stove

    The Hutchinson Fire Department was called to a report of smoke in a residence in the 400 block of Rose Lane NE last night (Friday). The call came in just after 6pm. Upon arrival, Incident …

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    31 Dec 11
  • A day after the Swany White Flour Mill went up in flames, Freeport Firefighters were still dousing the smoldering pile of rubble.

    Swany White owner Gary Thelen won’t rebuild the 114-year-old flour mill, but he is considering rebuilding the brand. Central Minnesota’s only flour mill in Freeport burned down Tuesday night, and is a complete loss. According …

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    30 Dec 11
  • cans

    WILLMAR — A 32-year-old Grove City man was sentenced Wednesday to 120 days in jail and ordered to pay back the $47,184 he swindled from the Kandiyohi County Recycling Center. The West Central Tribune reports …

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    29 Dec 11
  • Crash Scene

    A couple of crashes occurred in Hutchinson early yesterday afternoon (Monday) on opposite ends of the city, but nearly at the same time. One crash involved two vehicles at Highway 7 West and School Road …

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    27 Dec 11