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  • Christopher Rossing

    Drinking, flirting and jealousy preceded the suspected beating and kidnapping of a 25-year-old Wright County man whose whereabouts remain a mystery three weeks later, according to felony charges against a Hutchinson, Minn., couple. The Star …

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    15 Sep 14
  • Arts and Crafts Festival

    The Arts and Crafts Festival and Taste of Hutchinson is today (Friday) and tomorrow (Saturday). The 40th annual event is held downtown at Library Square on Main Street. The event runs from 10am until 6pm …

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    12 Sep 14
  • Trucker and Bus

    The Apple Valley truck driver who allegedly frightened a 13-year-old girl by passing a school bus on the right — and nearly missing the teenager while she was waiting to board the school bus — …

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    12 Sep 14
  • corn pile

     WORTHINGTON, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota’s corn crop may be larger than first thought, thanks to recent rains. Last month, the U.S. Agriculture Department estimated the state corn crop at a big 168 bushels an acre. …

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    12 Sep 14
  • arrest

    (SHAKOPEE, Minn.)  The murder suspect at the center of a manhunt is now in custody. KEYC TV reports Shakopee Police confirmed via social media that they’ve arrested 44 year-old Lyle “Ty” Hoffman. Authorities think he …

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    11 Sep 14
  • Hutchinson City Council

    The Hutchinson City Council this week adopted the preliminary 2015 tax levy, as required by state law. The city’s budget is just over 11.3-million dollars. Controller Andy Reid says the 2015 preliminary general fund tax …

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    11 Sep 14
  • medals and ribbons

    A 54-year-old Willmar man who reportedly has been impersonating a decorated Army officer at various events is in custody on an unrelated charge. The West Central Tribune reports Richard Arthur Rahn is being held in …

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    11 Sep 14
  • Wright County Sheriff

    A Cokato man was injured in a trenching accident north of Howard Lake Tuesday. According to the Wright County Sheriff’s Office, 63-year-old Michael Kelley was working in a field in Middleville Township when he fell …

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    11 Sep 14