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  • Park Dedication

    The Hutchinson Police Department dedicated the new Law Enforcement Park along the Crow River this afternoon (Monday). The park honors all Hutchinson law enforcement personnel in general, with special consideration to those who have been …

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    20 Oct 14
  • Meeker County Sheriffs Office

    The Meeker County Sheriff’s Office says someone took half-a-million dollars worth of farm equipment for a joyride Saturday causing extensive damage. At 11 a.m. Saturday, deputies responded to the 71000 Block of County Road 18 …

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    20 Oct 14
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    A Jennie-O Turkey Store processing plant in Willmar has returned to normal operations after a medical situation Friday night caused a number of employees to be hospitalized. In a statement released Saturday, Pat Solheid, Jennie-O …

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    20 Oct 14
  • crash investigation

    A semitrailer hauling milk tipped over at about 9 a.m. Sunday in the roundabout on Highway 15, on the south side of Hutchinson. The State Patrol says 38-year-old Jessy Freitag of Fairfax was driving the …

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    20 Oct 14
  • Drowning

    (MNN/Laketown Township, MN) — A six-year-old boy drowned on Parley Lake in Carver County Friday morning. Sheriff Jim Olson says it appears Andrew Heyrman was alone in the boat, which drifted away from a dock. …

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    20 Oct 14
  • carver county mn

    A man is dead after a farming incident in Carver County Sunday afternoon. Sgt. Pat Barry with the Carver County Sheriff’s Office said they received a call around 2:21 p.m. that a man was buried …

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    20 Oct 14
  • 2014 election

    Republican U.S. Senate candidate Mike McFadden will tour central Minnesota with Republican 7th District Congressional candidate Torrey Westrom to discuss his “Contract with Minnesota” today (Saturday, October 18).  At 10 this morning, McFadden and Westrom …

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    18 Oct 14
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    Officials are trying to figure out what made a couple dozen workers at the main Jennie-O/Turkey Store plant in Willmar sick last night (Friday). KWLM reports Willmar Fire Chief Gary Hendrickson says the first employee …

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    18 Oct 14