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  • Arndt Sworn In

    Newly elected, but veteran Hutchinson city councilor, Bill Arndt took the oath of office before last night’s (Tuesday) city council meeting. Arndt ran unopposed in the special election that was held to fill the council …

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    27 May 15
  • 2nd Ave Phase One

    Despite the recent rainfall, the first phase of the 2nd Avenue construction project is right on schedule. City Engineer Kent Exner says paving will begin tomorrow (Thursday)). Striping, street lighting, and sod work will also …

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    27 May 15
  • Hutchinson Police Cruiser

    Hutchinson Police are following up on leads after more than $2,000 worth of cigarettes were stolen from a local grocery store last week. Officials with Cash Wise Foods discovered from their video surveillance tapes that …

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    27 May 15
  • A worker wearing a protection suit cull chickens at a poultry farm where the bird flu virus had been found in Takanabe Town, Miyazaki prefecture January 31, 2011

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Bird flu has returned to Minnesota after a lull of over a week with no new cases, with presumptive positive test results from six turkey farms. The new detections announced …

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    27 May 15
  • Minnesota State Capitol Bldg

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Gov. Mark Dayton and House Speaker Kurt Daudt say they’re both pushing for a quick special session to finish work on the next state budget. The Democratic governor and Republican …

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    27 May 15
  • Rep Miller

    Meetings will be held next week in Benson, Olivia and Montevideo to gather input on the impact of the avian influenza epidemic and answer the questions of producers and others affected. State Rep. Tim Miller, …

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    26 May 15
  • Klobuchar

    U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar was in Stewart, Minnesota Monday to present a Prisoner of War Medal to the family of a World War II veteran. Norman Kottke was captured after his plane was shot down …

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    26 May 15
  • Hutchinson Police Cruiser

    Hutchinson Police are investigating the theft of an enclosed trailer filled with lawn care equipment and related items, worth over $9,000. Authorities say the victim, who lives in the 100 Block of 5th Avenue Northeast, …

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    22 May 15