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  • medical marijuana

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota state Senate passed a bill Tuesday that would legalize marijuana for medical purposes. The measure is more ambitious than Gov. Mark Dayton and law-enforcement officials have said they …

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    07 May 14
  • tax rebate

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota taxpayers should know by late June if they qualify for income tax breaks approved by the 2014 Legislature. State revenue officials are plowing through 260,000 income tax returns from …

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    07 May 14
  • poparoons

    ST. PAUL, Minn. – The Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) is notifying consumers that Lily Bloom’s Kitchen of Fridley, Minnesota, has issued an allergy alert for undeclared allergens in five flavors of Poparoons, a macaroon-type …

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    06 May 14
  • Taxes Due

    McLeod County Auditor-Treasurer, Cindy Schultz, would like to remind taxpayers that the first half of their property tax is due on or before Thursday, May 15, 2014. Payments are accepted by mail, in person at …

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    06 May 14
  • Minnesota State Capitol Bldg

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Senate’s proposal for publicly backed construction projects totals more than $1.1 billion in combined borrowing and cash-financed projects. The proposal released Monday calls for borrowing of $846 million …

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    05 May 14
  • Road Construction

    Construction on the second phase of Jefferson Street Southeast in Hutchinson is officially underway. Crews are digging the retaining pond in the southeast quadrant at the intersection of Jefferson Street and Oakland Avenue (see below). …

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    05 May 14
  • HUC

    A special meeting of the Hutchinson Public Utilities Commission is being held this week to consider approving a contract for a new general manager. The Commission will meet at 7am Wednesday to consider approving a …

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    05 May 14
  • James Oberstar

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Former U.S. Rep. Jim Oberstar, who served northeastern Minnesota for 36 years, has died. He was 79. A statement released by his family says Oberstar died this morning (Saturday) in his sleep. …

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    03 May 14