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    A Meeker County team is the first to win a 4-H Science of Agriculture competition that tested the team members’ ingenuity at solving a real life, on-the-farm challenge, and more. The West Central Tribune reports …

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    20 Jun 15
  • Mr Hutchinson and Woman of the Year

    Among the talent and beauty that was seen at the 2015 Miss Hutchinson pageant Friday night, the 2014 Woman of the Year Barb Max and Mr. Hutchinson Buzz Burich said their goodbyes before they passed their titles …

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    19 Jun 15
  • U S News and World Report

    Central High School, in Norwood Young America, has been awarded the U.S. News and World Report’s Best High School bronze medal. Principle Tom Erickson believes this is the first of such rewards the school has …

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    19 Jun 15
  • Fatal Crash

    A Fairmont motorcyclist is dead after colliding with a deer yesterday (Thursday) afternoon north of Henderson. Authorities say 69-year-old Duwayne Krumwiede died at the scene. Krumwiede was northbound on Scenic Byway Road, one mile north …

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    19 Jun 15
  • A worker wearing a protection suit cull chickens at a poultry farm where the bird flu virus had been found in Takanabe Town, Miyazaki prefecture January 31, 2011

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota has recorded 13 straight days with no new cases of bird flu as the focus on recovery continues. Minnesota turkey and chicken producers have lost around 9 million birds …

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    19 Jun 15
  • Employment

    The Minnesota unemployment rate climbed 0.1 percent in May to 3.8 percent and employers cut 200 jobs, according to seasonally adjusted figures released today by the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED).The state …

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    18 Jun 15
  • Emergency

    A 4-year-old boy was badly burned in a Hutchinson backyard fire pit last Friday evening. Corey Vener says his son William was running and playing with bubbles when he tripped and fell headfirst into the …

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    18 Jun 15
  • court

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) —A law professor who’s been deeply involved in the legal fight over the Minnesota Sex Offender Program since its inception says he’s not surprised a judge declared it unconstitutional. William Mitchell …

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    18 Jun 15