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  • Crash

    (Olivia MN-) A Willmar man was injured in a three vehicle crash on Highway 71 north of Olivia at 7:30 Monday morning. The state patrol says 24-year-old Dustin Lavoie was driving his car northbound on …

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    09 May 17
  • Hutchinson Tigers

    The Hutchinson School District has announced their “Students of the Month” for April. They are: Freshman Aryanna Arpan, Sophomores Scarlet Talberg, Amanda Nybakke and Logan Steinbeisser. Juniors Abigail Riewer, Hanna Seifert  and Devon McCarthy, and …

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    08 May 17
  • Education Minnesota

    BLOOMINGTON, Minn. (AP) — A language arts instructor at Mound Westonka High School in Mound has been named the 2017 Minnesota Teacher of the Year. Corey Bulman was presented with the award Sunday. He is …

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    08 May 17
  • Emergency

    (Learfield News Service/Sibley County, MN) On Saturday evening just after 7:00, a motorcycle driven by 51-year-old James Alvin Vannoordt of Granite Falls, was westbound on Highway 19 when it ran right, slid into a metal …

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    08 May 17
  • South Central Grain and Energy

    Sleepy Eye, MN (5/5/17) – The boards of directors of River Region Cooperative (RRC), Sleepy Eye, MN and South Central Grain and Energy (SCGE), Fairfax, MN unanimously approved to bring the point of merger of …

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    05 May 17
  • Crow River Habitat for Humanity

    (HUTCHINSON, MN) April Olson and her children will begin the construction of their new home in Hutchinson—and the community is invited to join in on the celebration! The informal ground blessing ceremony begins at 10:00 …

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    05 May 17
  • Minnesota State Capitol Bldg

     ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A Republican lawmaker wants to bump up Minnesota’s smoking age to 21 in an effort to lower the number teenage smokers. The Star Tribune reports that a bill introduced Thursday …

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    05 May 17
  • plea deal

    NEW ULM, Minn. (AP) — A Minnesota homeowner who killed a fleeing intruder won’t go to prison and could stay out of jail under a plea deal. Sixty-five-year-old David Pettersen, who lives near the town …

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    05 May 17