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  • crash investigation

    Four people were injured in a two-vehicle crash on Highway 212 in Olivia Wednesday morning. The State Patrol says a vehicle was eastbound on the highway at about 8 a.m. when it struck the rear …

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    15 Oct 15
  • Renville County Sheriff

    OLIVIA — The Renville County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help in solving a series of thefts from motor vehicles, such as the theft of a firearm from a locked Minnesota State Patrol …

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    15 Oct 15
  • Aquatic Center

    The city of Hutchinson is moving forward on the proposed aquatic center. The City Council last night (Tuesday) approved the final study phase, probable cost, a 5-year financial forecast, and authorizing U.S. Aquatics to proceed …

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    14 Oct 15
  • Harvest

    Minnesota farmers were able to harvest about one-fifth of both their soybean and corn crops during the 6.3 days suitable for fieldwork for the week ending Sunday, according to USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service. This …

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    14 Oct 15
  • atv

    The Hutchinson Police Department is alerting residents to be aware they are now ready to start issuing permits to drive ATV’s, UTV’s and golf carts on city streets. Chief Dan Hatten says permits will be …

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    14 Oct 15
  • High Speed Chase

    Charges have been filed against two suspects in connection with a high-speed chase Friday south of Olivia in Renville County that ended when both suspects were arrested as they tried to flee by crawling through …

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    14 Oct 15
  • arrest

    Local authorities arrested a 38-year-old man yesterday (Tuesday) after finding him hiding in a corn bin. At about 3:15 yesterday afternoon, Lester Prairie Police Chief Robert Carlson observed an adult male matching a description of …

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    14 Oct 15
  • McLeod County Courthouse

    A Hutchinson man has been charged with stalking after allegedly following an 11-year-old Hutchinson girl. 37-year-old Jason Lee Field has been charged with felony aggravated stalking. Charges were brought against Field after the parent of …

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    13 Oct 15