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  • Xcel Energy

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Xcel Energy Inc. is asking for a 9.8 percent electric rate hike in Minnesota that would be phased in over three years. The Minneapolis-based utility filed the rate case Monday. By 2018, …

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    03 Nov 15
  • court

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Big Sugar and Big Corn face off in court this week in a bitter, multibillion-dollar battle of sweeteners that boils down to a mix of science, semantics and marketing. Jurors in …

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    03 Nov 15
  • HHS Improvements

    The Hutchinson school district will ask voters today (Tuesday) to approve a bond referendum to fund changes and improvements to the Hutchinson High School Campus and add security and safety measures at the Middle School …

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    03 Nov 15
  • HTI

    Hutchinson Technology Inc. is being purchased by TDK Corp., a Japanese electronics maker, for $126 million. The companies made the announced this morning (Monday). TDK is paying $3.62 per share for HTI, more than double …

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    02 Nov 15
  • 500 Block of Harmony Lane

    A Hutchinson police officer was airlifted to HCMC for treatment of a gunshot wound after police were called to a disturbance at a Hutchinson residence Sunday afternoon. Chief Dan Hatten says the officer’s injury is …

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    01 Nov 15
  • Schwendemann

    ALEXANDRIA, Minn. (AP) — An autopsy has confirmed that a body found in a farm field in west-central Minnesota is that of a missing college student. The Douglas County sheriff’s office said Friday that the …

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    31 Oct 15
  • High Speed Chase

    A 35-year-old Hutchinson man has been sentenced for fleeing a police officer in a high-speed chase in August. The West Central Tribune reports Brian Keith Berwald, was sentenced to the Commissioner of Corrections for 12 …

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    31 Oct 15
  • Nuttall

    A 28-year-old Hutchinson man has been sentenced to 20 years in prison for the disappearance and death of a 25-year-old Annandale man. Robert Nuttall pleaded guilty earlier in October to felony unintentional murder of Chris Rossing. Nuttall …

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    30 Oct 15