Local News
  • Emergency

    An 18-year-old from Willmar was injured Sunday morning in a one-vehicle crash in Renville County. Isaac King was taken to Rice Memorial Hospital for treatment of non-life threatening injuries. A passenger in the vehicle, 18-year-old …

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    12 Mar 18
  • court

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A former executive at hearing aid manufacturer Starkey Laboratories and a business associate were convicted Thursday in a $20 million embezzlement case, while two other defendants were acquitted. The Star Tribune reported former Starkey …

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    09 Mar 18
  • Senator Scott Newman

    (Learfield News Service/St. Paul, MN)  Senate Republicans are proposing major changes to the state’s information technology agency–MN-IT. It’s a response, in part, to recent troubles at the Minnesota Licensing and Registration System or MN-LARS. Senator …

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    09 Mar 18
  • Employment

    ST. PAUL – Minnesota employers added 2,500 jobs in January, according to seasonally adjusted figures released today (Thursday) by the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED). Newly revised figures indicate the state gained 20,116 jobs …

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    08 Mar 18
  • court

    (West Central Tribune/St. Paul, MN)  A federal indictment charges a former bookkeeper of the Farm Mercantile hardware store in Fairfax with embezzling approximately $535,000. The West Central Tribune reports a grand jury returned an indictment …

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    08 Mar 18
  • Hutchinson Area Chamber of Commerce

    Mankato, Minn. (March 7, 2018) – During the 2018 Explore Minnesota Tourism Conference, held at the Verizon Center this week, several individuals, organizations and tourism businesses were recognized at the annual Excellence in Tourism Awards …

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    08 Mar 18
  • Stabbing

    Two more individuals have been arrested and charged in relation to the stabbing incident that occurred in the parking lot at the Hutchinson Rec Center on Saturday morning. 17 year old, Jaden Kurtz, of Hutchinson, …

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    07 Mar 18
  • Gov Dayton

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Gov. Mark Dayton today (Wednesday) proposed $21 million in new funding for security enhancements and mental health improvements in Minnesota schools. Dayton, a Democrat, said the money could help pay …

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    07 Mar 18