Local News
  • Firefighter

    A home southwest of Klossner in Nicollet County was destroyed by fire Tuesday. The fire, in a rental house on the Robert and Clair Gieseke farm on County Road 5, the Fort Road, was reported …

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    16 Apr 14
  • marbles

    Windows in Hutchinson are being broken by vandals using marbles. Over the past few weeks, Hutchinson Police have taken several reports of residents hearing loud noises in their homes and finding windows shattered. Vehicles are …

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    16 Apr 14
  • knife

    A 17-year-old Willmar teenager pleaded not guilty Tuesday to a second-degree assault charge for allegedly stabbing a man Monday at a Willmar residence. The West Central Tribune reports River Theodore Pendleton is scheduled to make …

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    16 Apr 14
  • Renville County

    With over 1,300 acres of woodlands and prairie, and lots of shoreline on the Minnesota River and two lakes, Renville County’s seven parks offer camping, hiking and fishing opportunities all within a short drive for …

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    16 Apr 14
  • Xcel Energy

    Xcel Energy is conducting maintenance work on the transmission lines that serve the City of Arlington’s electrical substations.  Officials say as a part of the required work, electrical service interruptions to local residences and businesses …

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    15 Apr 14
  • crash investigation

    A Pine River man was injured in a two-vehicle crash southeast of Hutchinson this morning (Tuesday). 77-year-old Jerome Laplante was taken to Hutchinson Health for treatment of non-life threatening injuries. The State Patrol says he …

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    15 Apr 14
  • Minnesota National Guard

    ST. PAUL, Minn. – Military families and supporters are gathering at the State Capitol Rotunda in St. Paul Tuesday morning in recognition of military youth on national “Purple Up!” day. The program, which begins at 9 a.m. will include: …

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    15 Apr 14
  • Archdiocese

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A task force examining the way the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis handled allegations of sexual abuse by priests says too much power was given to one or two people to …

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    15 Apr 14