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  • Excelaward

    Four Area Juniors have been named recipients of an EXCEL award from the Minnesota State High School League. The Excellence in Community, Education and Leadership award is a unique program that is given annually to …

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    13 Mar 12
  • California Steet Fire

    Fire destroyed an apartment complex in Northwest Hutchinson this morning. Fire Chief Brad Emans says they were called to the fire at 485 California Street at about 8:15 this morning. Emans says when they arrived, …

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    12 Mar 12
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    The butter made at the AMPI plant in New Ulm has been named the best in the world. The cooperative’s salted butter scored a near-perfect score of 99.9% to earn a gold medal in the …

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    12 Mar 12
  • legislators

    Three local legislators will be holding a town hall meeting in Stewart today (Friday). Republican State Senator Scott Newman of Hutchinson and Republican State Representatives Ron Shimanski of Silver Lake and Glenn Gruenhagen of Glencoe …

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    09 Mar 12
  • Gary Kubly1

      Mourners have remembered State Senator Gary Kubly as a “bridge crosser” for his ability to bring people of different views together.  Hundreds of people filled Granite Falls Lutheran Church Wednesday to say goodbye to …

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    08 Mar 12
  • WCSO BADGE_1

    A reward is being offered for information on a burglary and arson that occurred at a St. Michael business last month. The Wright County Sheriff’s Office says they responded to a report of a burglary …

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    07 Mar 12
  • Chase John Hodapp (1)

    A 20-year-old Willmar man was sentenced Monday to 39 months in prison for his role in a two-week crime spree last spring that included stealing, burning and crashing vehicles and setting fire to an occupied …

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    06 Mar 12
  • fire marshal

    Authorities say an accidental gas leak caused a house explosion that killed a man last week in West-Central Minnesota. 64-year-old Daniel Rustad’s body was found in the rubble of the house explosion on shores of …

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    05 Mar 12