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  • court

    A Kandiyohi County jury awarded Relco LLC, of Willmar, a total of $22.78 million, finding that two former employees took trade secrets from the dairy and food processing equipment company and used the information at …

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    30 Nov 13
  • entering traffic

    The Minnesota Department of Transportation is deploying Rural Intersection Conflict Warning Systems (RICWS) at rural intersections across the state that use technology on signs to give motorists real-time warning about oncoming traffic. Also referred to …

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    29 Nov 13
  • Fatal Crash

    A 55-year-old St. Paulman died Wednesday after a two-vehicle crash at the intersection of Highway 212 and Highway 71 in Olivia. Bu Shwe was taken to North Memorial Medical Center in Robbinsdale where he died. …

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    29 Nov 13
  • Burglary

    Early Tuesday afternoon, just after 1pm, the McLeod County Sheriff’s Office responded to a call of an intruder at an address on Major Ave, east of Brownton. Also assisting was the MN State Patrol. Authorities …

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    27 Nov 13
  • emergency lights

    A 44-year-old Olivia man was sentenced Tuesday to 25 months in prison, which was stayed, 144 days in jail, four years of probation and a $1,000 fine on a felony charge of fleeing a peace …

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    27 Nov 13
  • 100 dollar bills

    A Hutchinson Walmart customer is out $500 after leaving her purse on a shelf for a time in the Lawn and Garden area. Authorities say on Friday, at about 8:40pm, an employee saw a man …

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    26 Nov 13
  • Hutchinson Tigers

    The Hutchinson School District has announced their “Students of the Month” for November. They are; Freshmen Natalie Barrall, Skylar Benson, Danielle Morrow, and Tyler Stenzel, Sophomore Quin McCormick, Juniors Kyle Sturges and Allison Einck, and …

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    26 Nov 13
  • fire line do not cross

    A fire in Hutchinson destroyed a house and garage this morning (Monday, November 25). Fire Chief Brad Emans says the fire was at 1318 Delaware Street Northwest.  When crews arrived, the garage was totally engulfed. …

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    25 Nov 13