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  • High Speed Chase

    A man who led law officers on a 38-mile, high-speed chase in Renville County entered guilty pleas on Wednesday to charges resulting from the Dec. 3 incident. The West Central Tribune reports 46-year-old Brian Noel …

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    04 Apr 13
  • JeffBertrang

    Gibbon-Fairfax-Winthrop Superintendent Jeff Bertrang is scheduled to officially enter his resignation during a special GFW School Board meeting this (WED) evening, and the New Ulm District 88 School Board is scheduled to officially approve Bertrang’s …

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    03 Apr 13
  • MN National Guard

    More than 120 soldiers from the 257th Military Police Company are scheduled to return Thursday to Minnesota after a year-long deployment to Afghanistan. “I am extremely proud of these soldiers and it’s an especially good …

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    03 Apr 13
  • RC Hospital & Clinics

    A decision on whether to move forward with a proposal to build a new Renville County Hospital and Clinics facility will likely be made by month’s end. The West Central Tribune reports that Nathan Blad, …

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    03 Apr 13
  • Tractor/Pickup Crash

     A Hutchinson man was injured after his tractor collided with a pickup north of Hutchinson early Tuesday afternoon. 50-year-old Robert Klapotz was taken to the Hutchinson Hospital for treatment of minor injuries. The State Patrol …

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    02 Apr 13
  • Milk

    A Gibbon area dairy farmer who is once again facing criminal charges in connection with selling unpasteurized milk and other food products is scheduled to be in court today (TUE). 59-year-old Michael Hartmann is accused …

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    02 Apr 13
  • Crash investigation

    A driver and three of his passengers were injured in a two-vehicle crash northeast of Plato Friday afternoon. The McLeod County Sheriff’s Office says an SUV driven by 52-year-old Deborah Bleichner of Norwood-Young America collided …

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    02 Apr 13
  • Town Hall Meeting

    The three state legislators representing District 18 will co-host town hall meetings at cafes in Litchfield and Hutchinson on separate upcoming Saturdays. Sen. Scott Newman, R-Hutchinson and Rep. Dean Urdahl, R-Acton Township will attend the …

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    01 Apr 13