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  • St. John's Abbey

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — St. John’s Abbey says its No. 2 leader, the Rev. Tom Andert, has stepped aside because of an allegation of sexual misconduct involving a former student at Saint John’s Preparatory …

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    21 Aug 15
  • MNsure

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — State officials say they’re on track to fix several longstanding technical issues at the health insurance exchange MNsure. MNsure’s technological staff told state lawmakers Thursday they have major improvements to …

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    21 Aug 15
  • Main Street Hutchinson

    Work related to the mill and overlay project on Highway 15 in downtown Hutchinson (Main Street) has begun. MnDot officials say through Friday, electrical work will be done on the traffic signals. There will be …

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    20 Aug 15
  • Employment

     Minnesota employers eliminated 3,900 jobs in July, according to seasonally adjusted figures released today by the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED).  The agency said the decline was offset somewhat by an upward …

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    20 Aug 15
  • Emergency

    A preliminary report says a 3-month old infant died of “positional asphyxia.” Hutchinson Police Chief Dan Hatten says the Hennepin County Medical Examiner’s preliminary report shows that Noah Wylie, son of Angela Ulrich and Tory …

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    20 Aug 15
  • La Crescent MN

    LA CRESCENT, Minn. (AP) — The caskets of eight family members will be lined up inside a church in a small Minnesota community, far from the Texas home where they were killed. The victims, including …

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    20 Aug 15
  • Thumbs up

    There are not too many accolades given to county jails, but the Renville County Jail has picked up a few important ones recently. The West Central Tribune reports one came from a rock star “guest” …

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    19 Aug 15
  • Judge Hudson

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Gov. Mark Dayton has elevated Appeals Judge Natalie Hudson to Minnesota’s Supreme Court in a pick that maintains diversity in the top ranks of the judiciary. The Democratic governor announced …

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    19 Aug 15