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  • Christopher Besser

    (Learfield Wire Service)  A St. Michael man has pleaded guilty in the murder of his father and brother. Twenty-two-year-old Christopher Besser pleaded guilty Monday to two counts of second-degree intentional murder for the deaths of …

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    24 Dec 15
  • Patrol Officer Michael Hogan

    City, county, and state officials have begun the process of designating a section of Highway 7 to a Hutchinson police officer that was killed in the line of duty 26 years ago. The Hutchinson City …

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    24 Dec 15
  • Hutchinson City Council

    The Hutchinson City Council last night (Tuesday) approved their 2016 budget and levy. The General Fund Budget is just under $11.5-million. The tax levy is just under $4.6-million, which amounts to a 1.7 percent increase …

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    23 Dec 15
  • Fatal Crash

    A Buffalo, MN man is dead after a one-vehicle crash in Wright County Monday morning. Sheriff Joe Hagerty says 27-year-old Cole Jenkins died at the scene. Hagerty says at just after 5am, they received a …

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    23 Dec 15
  • Minnesota Department of Health

    (MNN/Minneapolis, MN) — The Minnesota Department of Health is warning citizens about a new strain of norovirus. In a report issued Tuesday, they said the new strain could mean more norovirus, or gastro-intestinal illnesses. According …

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    23 Dec 15
  • Koosman Christmas Display

    Chad and Angie Koosman’s Celebrate the Light of the World Christmas light display was defeated by a talking robotic Santa Claus in last night’s (Monday) episode of The Great Christmas Light Fight on ABC TV.   …

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    22 Dec 15
  • Fatal Crash

    A Winthrop man is dead after a one-vehicle crash in Sibley County Monday morning. The Sibley County Sheriff’s Office says 29-year-old Dustin Muchow died at the scene. Authorities say Muchow was driving his pickup truck …

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    22 Dec 15
  • Poultry Testing Lab

    Ground will be broken this afternoon on an expansion at the University of Minnesota Poultry Testing Lab in Willmar. Money for the 8.5 million project was appropriated by the Minnesota Legislature this past spring as …

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    21 Dec 15