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  • Fatal Crash

    (MNN/Rogers, MN) — Several lanes of Interstate 94 were closed near Rogers Wednesday morning after a semi left the westbound roadway and crashed. The driver, whose name has not been released, was killed. Minnesota Department …

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    11 Feb 16
  • court

    In an alcohol and drug-induced haze of aggression, a rural Kandiyohi man chased three of his family members with a tire iron and threatened to kill them, according to criminal charges. The West Central Tribune …

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    11 Feb 16
  • Gov Dayton

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Gov. Mark Dayton wants to offer paid parental leave to all 35,000 state employees. The Democratic governor announced his proposal Tuesday to provide six weeks of paid leave to new …

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    10 Feb 16
  • Hotel Site

    The Hutchinson City Council last night (Tuesday) approved the first step in the process of allowing a new 54-unit hotel to be built in the city. The council approved the first reading and set the …

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    10 Feb 16
  • Sanders and Trump

    MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — The next on the presidential primary list: South Carolina and Nevada. And the Clinton campaign is promising that Hillary Clinton will do much better in more racially diverse states. She lost …

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    10 Feb 16
  • black legged tick

    (MNN/Rochester, MN) — Mayo Clinic researchers have discovered a new species of bacteria that causes Lyme disease in humans. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced the discovery of the Borrelia mayonii Monday. Previously, …

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    09 Feb 16
  • influenza

    MANKATO, Minn. (AP) — A year after Minnesota and much of the nation was hit hard by influenza, the virus is having less of an impact on residents throughout the state. However, infectious disease experts …

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    09 Feb 16
  • Hutchinson Tigers

    The Hutchinson School District has announced their “Students of the Month” for January. They are:  Freshman Lucas Hoof, Sophomore Myah Nassirzadeh, Juniors Nick Haffley and Ryan Houseman, and Seniors Jillian Driver, Lizzy Boor, Greta Schierman, …

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    08 Feb 16