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  • ballot box

    Voter turnout in McLeod County was over 92 percent. According to McLeod County Auditor Cindy Schultz, statistics show a whopping 92.26 percent of eligible voters cast ballots in theNovember 6th election. Statewide, voter turnout was just …

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    15 Nov 12
  • construction

    A new study shows housing in Hutchinson is much like the rest of the country, slow to recover since the 2008 housing bubble burst. Matt Mullins, with Maxfield Research Inc. says while the situation is …

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    14 Nov 12
  • Recount

    There will be a recount in the 2nd District Meeker County Commissioners race. KWLM reports Meeker County Auditor Barb Loch confirming that information. On election day, the race appeared to have ended in a 1069 vote tie …

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    14 Nov 12
  • Election Day

    A voting error at a precinct in Litchfield Township broke a tie in the race for District 2 County Commissioner, resulting in the Meeker County Auditor’s Office Friday declaring Dale Fenrich the winner by one vote. Unofficial election …

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    13 Nov 12
  • Crash

    A Silver Lake woman was injured in a two-vehicle crash Monday afternoon in Brown County. 37-year-old Wanda Hanson was taken to New Ulm Medical Center for treatment of non-life threatening injuries. The State Patrol says Hanson was …

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    13 Nov 12
  • Monticello Nuclear Plant

    At 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday, November 14th there will be a Brief (less than a half minute) siren test on Wright County sirens within ten miles of the Monticello Nuclear Generating Plant. Officials say the exercise is …

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    12 Nov 12
  • Give to the Max Day

    The fourth annual “Give to the Max Day” is this week. The 24-hour giving period, through GiveMN.org is the largest day of online giving in Minnesota and a local organization has the opportunity to win …

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    12 Nov 12
  • Road Closed

    Motorists in Renville County will experience detours on Highway 4 near Hector as crews begin culvert and tile replacement in two locations on Tuesday, Nov. 13. MnDot officials say the northern location is two miles north of Hector …

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    12 Nov 12