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  • SWIF

    (Hutchinson, MN) The Southwest Initiative Foundation has named Diana Anderson as its new president and chief executive. The foundation’s board of directors voted unanimously this week in favor of Anderson’s appointment. She had been interim …

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    09 Jan 15
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    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota has recorded its fourth death of a child linked to influenza this season. Minnesota Department of Health spokesman Doug Schultz says that’s two more than the pediatric deaths reported …

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    09 Jan 15
  • MnDot Snowplow

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Roads have reopened in southwestern Minnesota but transportation officials are still advising no travel in south-central and southwestern parts of the state because of blizzard conditions. A blustery winter storm made travel …

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    08 Jan 15
  • Meeker County Sheriffs Office

    New Meeker County Sheriff Brian Cruze has received permission to hire Dan Miller as Chief Deputy. Cruze says Miller is a Litchfield native who got his start in law enforcement as a Litchfield bike patrol …

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    08 Jan 15
  • Hutchinson Tigers

    The Hutchinson School District has announced their “Students of the Month” for December. They are: Freshman John Oeltjenbruns, Sophomore Logan Wadsworth, Juniors Josie Myers, Sierra Swanson, Kyle Asche, and Matie Theuringer, and Seniors Jinbin Chen …

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    08 Jan 15
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    Cancellations for January 8- -Buffalo Lake-Hector-Stewart Schools:  No evening activities.  Tonight’s boys’ basketball game is postponed until tomorrow night, and will be Parents’ Night. -Glencoe Silver Lake Schools: CLOSING at 2 pm -Lester Prairie Legion …

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    08 Jan 15
  • McLeod County Veterans Memorial Park

    A reward has been increased for information leading to the identity and conviction of the snowmobilers responsible for causing damage to trees in McLeod County Veterans Memorial Park in Hutchinson last week. Bill Arndt with …

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    08 Jan 15
  • Lester Prairie Police Department

    LESTER PRAIRIE, MN – Lester Prairie Police Department is requesting information about suspects in a case involving a stolen vehicle that was used in a Watertown robbery, as well as to damage mailboxes in Carver …

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    08 Jan 15