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  • 2017 Water Carnival Button

    Winning button designs have been selected for the 75th Annual Hutchinson Jaycee Water Carnival. First place winner with a $75 prize will be awarded to Andrea Brelje. A $50 second place prize will go to …

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    01 Mar 17
  • Miguel Vasquez

    The prosecution wrapped up their case and delivered closing remarks Tuesday afternoon in the murder trail of Miguel Vasquez. A short time later, Brown County District Court Judge Robert Docherty delivered a guilty verdict on …

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    01 Mar 17
  • Body Cam Kit

    The Hutchinson City Council last night (Tuesday) held the second of two public hearings on a proposed ordinance regulating body cameras for the Hutchinson Police Department. After the hearing, the policy was adopted by the …

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    01 Mar 17
  • money

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Republicans who control the Legislature say tax relief is their top priority with a $1.65 billion budget surplus. Tuesday’s newest estimate of the size of the state’s surplus sets of …

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    01 Mar 17
  • Meeker County Courthouse

    The father of a teen who killed his sister and then himself near Mannanah last year is now facing criminal charges. The West Central Tribune reports 52-year-old John Cunningham has been charged with felony child …

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    28 Feb 17
  • Gov Dayton and Lt Gov Smith

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Dayton administration is proposing an update to Minnesota’s Renewable Energy Standard that would require the state to get 50 percent of its energy from renewable sources such as wind …

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    28 Feb 17
  • Minnesota State Capitol Bldg

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Legislature has voted to repeal the state’s long-standing ban on Sunday liquor sales. The state Senate passed a bill undoing the Prohibition-era ban on a 38-28 vote Monday. It …

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    27 Feb 17
  • liquor

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota lawmakers are on the brink of legalizing Sunday liquor sales. Minnesota’s Senate is expected to take a final vote Monday on a bill to allow liquor stores to open …

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    27 Feb 17