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  • weathercancellations

    School Announcements: BOLD: CLOSED TODAY BLHS: CLOSED TODAY Cosmos Learning Centger: 2 Hours Late GFW: CLOSED TODAY Hutchinson: 2 Hours Late Little Lambs Preschool: No Morning Session Sibley East: 2 Hours Late

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    08 Feb 16
  • blizzard

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Blizzard warnings are out for much of western and southern Minnesota where gusty winds are expected to make travel treacherous. The National Weather Service is posting blizzard warnings for west-central Minnesota into …

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    08 Feb 16
  • Crash

    Three people were seriously injured in a two-vehicle crash in Kandiyohi County Saturday night. The State Patrol says 40-year-old Andrew Ramirez of Litchfield, was driving an SUV southbound on Highway 7 when he failed to …

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    08 Feb 16
  • Christopher Besser

    A 22-year-old St. Michael man who admitted to killing his father and brother has been sentenced to 61 years in prison. In December, Christopher Besser pleaded guilty to the second-degree intentional murders of 49-year-old Todd Besser and …

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    05 Feb 16
  • buffer strip

    (Olivia) Renville County farmers took aim at Minnesota’s new buffer law in a listening session hosted by Republican legislators Thursday in Olivia, although the West Central Tribune reports lawmakers also heard from those who felt …

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    05 Feb 16
  • tow truck

    The tow truck companies had a busy time in Hutchinson early this morning (Thursday). Because of Tuesday’s snowfall, the city of Hutchinson declared a snow emergency yesterday (Wednesday) afternoon. The snow emergency was in effect …

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    04 Feb 16
  • water carnival

    Organizers of the Hutchinson Water Carnival are diligently working on the this year’s event already. They’re looking for Water Carnival 2016 Queen Candidate’s, nominations for Mr. Hutchinson, and Woman of the Year, and they’re looking …

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    04 Feb 16
  • Farm Bill Collin Peterson

    Two people are planning to challenge U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson for the 7th District seat in the U.S. House of Representatives. The West Central Tribune reports Kevin Winge of Montevideo, an Independence Party candidate, and …

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    04 Feb 16