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  • Law Enforcement Park

    Funding for the proposed Hutchinson Law Enforcement Park has been raised, faster than expected. Police Chief Dan Hatten told the city council Tuesday night that the $90,000 needed to construct the park along the Crow …

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    13 Nov 13
  • bomb threat

    Two teens have confessed to phoning-in a bomb threat at the Willmar Walmart last week. On Thursday afternoon someone phoned the store saying there was a bomb in the store. The store was evacuated and …

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    12 Nov 13
  • McLeod County

    McLeod County is currently updating the McLeod County All Hazard Mitigation Plan.  The update will replace the County’s existing Hazard Mitigation Plan, which was adopted in 2008.  Officials say the purpose of the plan is …

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    12 Nov 13
  • Veterans Day

    The 2013 Veterans Day Program held at the Hutchinson High School Auditorium.

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    11 Nov 13
  • Kayaks

     A body believed to be the remains of a kayaker missing since June 22 was recovered from the Minnesota River near Judson on Saturday. The Journal of New Ulm reports the Nicollet County Sheriff’s Office …

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    11 Nov 13
  • duck hunting

    Three duck hunters in Wright County were rescued after a conservation officer spotted them struggling in freezing water. Conservation Officer Rick Reller was checking waterfowl hunters this week on Swartout Lake.  He says he saw …

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    08 Nov 13
  • NYC Marathon

    The oldest finisher of the New York City Marathon, 86-year-old Joy Johnson, will be remembered at a funeral near her childhood home of Cologne, Minn., as a marvel of endurance and an inspiration to other …

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    08 Nov 13
  • Representative Alice Hausman

    The House Capital Investment Committee is in Litchfield and Hutchinson today (Friday). The committee is looking at projects throughout the state for possible inclusion in the 2013 Bonding Bill. The committee will travel to the …

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    08 Nov 13