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  • Fire Line Do Not Cross

    A house fire in Cokato Township Tuesday night caused substantial damage but no one was injured. Wright County authorities say they received a report of a house fire at 13790 40th St SW in Cokato Township just …

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    15 Nov 12
  • Recount

    A hand-count of ballots Wednesday in the Meeker County 2nd District Commissioners race confirmed Dale Fenrich as the winner and that incumbent Commissioner Dave Gabrielson lost by one vote. Initial results had both candidates in …

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    15 Nov 12
  • 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