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  • Highway 212

    Speed limits on U.S. Highway 212 from Granite Falls to Glencoe will be increased from 55 to 60 miles per hour next week. Minnesota Department of Transportation officials say crews plan to erect the new …

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    26 Mar 15
  • Barway Collins

    CRYSTAL, Minn. (AP) — The reward has increased for information about a 10-year-old Crystal boy who has been missing for a week. Crystal Police, along with the Crystal Crime Prevention Board and Minnesota CrimeStoppers, is …

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    26 Mar 15
  • roundabout

    Construction of a roundabout at the intersection of state Highway 7 and U.S. Highway 71 near Blomkest has been proposed by the Minnesota Department of Transportation. Construction is tentatively scheduled for the summer of 2017. …

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    25 Mar 15
  • money

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota House Republicans said Tuesday they’ll strive for $2 billion in unspecified tax cuts in a budget that would squeeze spending, primarily on health and welfare programs but also in …

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    25 Mar 15
  • Rahn Residence

    Crews were called to a house fire early this afternoon (Tuesday) northeast of Hutchinson. Hutchinson Fire Chief Mike Schumann says the fire was in the lower level of the house in the “mechanical room.” The …

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    24 Mar 15
  • Hentges

    LESTER PRAIRIE, MN – Lester Prairie eighth-grader Erik Hentges, son of Dawn and Anthony Hentges, has been notified by the National Geographic Society that he is one of the semifinalists eligible to compete in the …

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    24 Mar 15
  • Butcher

    Gwen Butcher made an appearance in Wright County Court Monday after being arrested and charged with aiding and abetting second-degree murder last week. The 33-year-old rural Hutchinson woman had been charged with aiding and abetting …

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    24 Mar 15
  • Bad Road

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Gov. Mark Dayton says he considers a $7 billion Republican plan for road construction a step forward in terms of scope, but he’s less enthusiastic about how it would be …

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    24 Mar 15