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  • United Way 2011

    United Way of McLeod County Board President Russ Trettin says the organization received pledges for $262,869 during its 2012-13 campaign. Trettin says that number represents 99.2% of the $265,000 campaign need. The local United Way …

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    03 May 13
  • wind turbiine

    Renville County could become host to the first large-scale commercial project to produce hydrogen from wind in the U.S. The West Central Tribune reports Norfolk Wind Energy of Bird Island and Emerald H2 of Minneapolis …

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    02 May 13
  • hutch tigers

    The Hutchinson School District has announced their “Students of the Month” for April. They are; Freshmen Josiah Van De Steeg and Colin Gran, Sophomores Courtney Thompson and Joshua Carlson, Juniors Luke Meyers and Alexandra Wortz, …

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    02 May 13
  • Fatal Crash

    An 84-year-old Brooklyn Center woman died in a two-vehicle crash just north of Le Sueur Wednesday afternoon. Her name hasn’t been released. The State Patrol say she was a passenger in a car driven by …

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    02 May 13
  • May Snow

    On this first day of May, a winter weather advisory goes into effect at 3 this afternoon (Wednesday) and will continue through 7 Thursday evening. The National Weather Service says we can expect rain and …

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    01 May 13
  • Wright County Sheriff1

    With the improvement in the weather, Wright County Sheriff Joe Hagerty warns residents of unwanted pests. During the past several years, rural homeowners have experienced unsolicited sales of an asphalt product for application to gravel …

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    01 May 13
  • Mosquito

    The City of Hutchinson will be implementing the ninth year of its mosquito population reduction efforts this year. The goal of the program is to reduce the number of nuisance mosquitoes. Along with being a …

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    01 May 13
  • HTI logo.gif

    Hutchinson Technology Incorporated (NASDAQ: HTCH) is reporting net income of $1.9 million, or $0.07 per diluted share, on net sales of $60.9 million for its fiscal second quarter ended March 31, 2013. Company officials say …

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    01 May 13