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  • Custom Products Inc

    Custom Products of Litchfield Inc., a maker of cabs and operator protective structures used on off-highway vehicles for the industrial market, is investing more than $2 million and projecting to add 31 jobs in an …

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    06 Aug 14
  • school board

    A total of four residents have now filed for three positions up for election this fall on the Hutchinson School Board. JoEllen Kimball is the latest to file. She joins Byron Bettenhausen, Mike Carls,and Joshua …

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    06 Aug 14
  • propane supply

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Army Corp of Engineers has granted a waiver allowing a Benson petroleum company to move forward with a project designed to speed up a propane-infrastructure project. The waiver on behalf of …

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    06 Aug 14
  • Procession for Fallen Officer

    WEST ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Gov. Mark Dayton has ordered U.S. and Minnesota flags at half-staff in honor of slain Mendota Heights Police Officer Scott Patrick. The governor’s order applies to all state and …

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    06 Aug 14
  • Pioneerland Library System

    OLIVIA — Pioneerland Library is asking Renville County to increase its support for library services by 3 percent. The West Central Tribune reports Pioneerland Executive Director Mark Ranum told the County Board of Commissioners on …

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    06 Aug 14
  • HolyTrinityCathedralNewUlm

    The names of eight priests accused of sexually abusing children in the New Ulm Diocese have been made public. Victim’s attorney Jeff Anderson released the names of the priests that came out during a recent …

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    05 Aug 14
  • Motorcycle Crash

    A Paynesville man is dead after his motorcycle collided with an SUV near Milan yesterday (Monday)morning. The State Patrol says 58-year-old Larry Bollman of Paynesville died when an SUV traveling westbound on Highway 40 left the …

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    05 Aug 14
  • shots fired

    (Foley, MN) — A Benton County judge has set bail at 100-thousand dollars for a Litchfield man accused of shooting at a sheriff’s deputy last Thursday. MNN reports 43-year-old Christopher Knyphausen is charged with one …

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    05 Aug 14