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  • McLeod County Highway Department

    A minor pavement rehabilitation project on South Grade Road between School Road and Otter Lake in Hutchinson is currently scheduled to begin Tuesday, August 25, 2015. Astech Corporation of St. Cloud, MN will be performing …

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    24 Aug 15
  • Rep Paul Anderson of Starbuck

    (MNN) Minnesota’s recovering turkey industry is the focus as a group of state lawmakers visits several communities tomorrow (Tues) and Wednesday. Representative Paul Anderson from Starbuck says they’re stopping Tuesday (10am) at Jennie-O in Faribault …

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    24 Aug 15
  • Emergency

    One of the five people injured in a head-on collision in Sibley County Sunday has died. According to the Caring Bridge website, 19-year-old Ebony Lieble of Arlington was declared brain dead at 12:10 a.m. Thursday. …

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    21 Aug 15
  • jennie-o logo

    (MNN/Austin, MN) — Hormel is admitting that Jennie-O Turkey had a rough quarter due to the bird flu, but the company says some workers that were laid off earlier this year are back on the …

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    21 Aug 15
  • DWI Enforcement

    (MNN/St. Paul, MN) — There were 88 drunk driving deaths last year, and state officials say alcohol is involved in one in four Minnesota crash deaths. Labor Day weekend can mean five crashes and three …

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    21 Aug 15
  • MNsure

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — State officials say they’re on track to fix several longstanding technical issues at the health insurance exchange MNsure. MNsure’s technological staff told state lawmakers Thursday they have major improvements to …

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    21 Aug 15
  • Main Street Hutchinson

    Work related to the mill and overlay project on Highway 15 in downtown Hutchinson (Main Street) has begun. MnDot officials say through Friday, electrical work will be done on the traffic signals. There will be …

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    20 Aug 15
  • Employment

     Minnesota employers eliminated 3,900 jobs in July, according to seasonally adjusted figures released today by the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED).  The agency said the decline was offset somewhat by an upward …

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    20 Aug 15