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  • Taxes

    The income tax filing season is underway. The Minnesota Department of Revenue began accept individual income tax returns Friday for tax year 2013. Taxpayers will have until April 15 to file their tax returns. Officials are urging …

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    01 Feb 14
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    The state Health Department reports flu activity remains widespread in Minnesota.  The weekly update shows the number of flu-related hospitalizations continued to drop last week, but more schools reported probable outbreaks.  There were 84 confirmed …

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    31 Jan 14
  • Wright County Sheriff

    A Monticello woman has died from injuries sustained in a January 18th crash with an ambulance in Wright County. Officials say 51-year-old Marilyn Paumen was driving an S-U-V that collided head-on with an Allina ambulance …

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    31 Jan 14
  • Renville County Sheriff

    A Buffalo Lake man with previous drug convictions is in the Renville County jail after agents with a drug task force seized from a closet in his basement bedroom what they allege are the chemicals …

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    31 Jan 14
  • President Obama

    Minnesota families and businesses are soon getting federal help with the state’s propane shortage.  MNN reports the Obama administration has said it will release 16-million dollars for Minnesota as part of 450-million dollars set aside nationwide for heating …

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    31 Jan 14
  • propane supply

    For Minnesotans who heat their homes and businesses with propane, this winter has been especially tough. In a press release, Mid-County Coop General Manager Bill Reimers says “The prices have been very volatile.”  “Increases have been …

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    30 Jan 14
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    The Midwest Medical Examiner’s Office has determined that the rural Stewart man found dead after walking away from his disabled car died of exposure. Authorities say that 55-year-old Garry Kontz, and his 34-year-old son Shawn …

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    30 Jan 14
  • Hutchinson Tigers

    The Hutchinson School District has announced their “Students of the Month” for January. They are: Freshmen Alecia Hansen and Elli Gifferson, Sophomores Philip Bashans and Taylor Telecky, Juniors Nina Grunzke and Ryan McCormick, and Seniors …

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    30 Jan 14