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  • Emergency

    (Learfield News Service/Cokato, MN) — A 37-year-old man from Watkins was airlifted to a Minneapolis hospital Saturday after his hand was crushed in a corn-picking machine. The Wright County Sheriff’s Office reports the man was …

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    03 Oct 16
  • Timothy Huber

    WILLMAR—The Paynesville man who was granted a new trial in the 2011 shooting death of Timothy Larson pleaded guilty Friday to second-degree murder. The West Central Tribune reports 50-year-old Timothy John Huber was sentenced to …

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    01 Oct 16
  • Commissioner Rothman

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota’s top health insurance regulator says the state’s individual market is in “an emergency situation.” Department of Commerce Commissioner Mike Rothman said Friday that all seven companies offering plans through …

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    01 Oct 16
  • groundbreaking

    The official groundbreaking ceremony for slated improvements to the Hutchinson High School campus was held Friday afternoon just east of the high school. A bond referendum for the improvements was overwhelmingly approved in November.  The …

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    30 Sep 16
  • Homecoming Royalty

    The Hutchinson School District had their homecoming royalty coronation this afternoon (Friday). Homecoming King is Isaiah Nelson. Homecoming Queen is Morgan Kurth. Homecoming Prince is Joey Mueller and Homecoming Princess is Tori Wortz.

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    30 Sep 16
  • Crash

    (Howard Lake MN-) A Howard Lake woman was hurt in a crash near Howard Lake yesterday morning (Thursday). The state patrol says at 7:41 a.m. a car driven by 68-year-old Sharon Lehtola of Howard Lake …

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    30 Sep 16
  • Prince's Estate

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A legal wrinkle in Prince’s estate case shows you might not have to be a blood relative to inherit some of the late rock superstar’s sizable fortune. No will has surfaced since …

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    30 Sep 16
  • McLeod County

    The McLeod County Parks will be officially closed for the season on Monday, October 3, 2016. Officials say gates will be closed, but anyone wanting to hike or walk through the area parks is welcome. …

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    29 Sep 16