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  • Road Rage

    A Watertown man has been charged with second-degree assault and impersonating a police officer in connection with a road rage incident on Jan. 2. 30-year-old Charles Robert Christie was arrested at his home and held …

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    10 Jan 15
  • Renville County Sheriff

    Citizens of Renville County who call 911 for critical, life-threatening medical emergencies will receive immediate life-saving instructions over the phone through a new partnership between the Renville County Sheriff’s Office and North Memorial Medical Center’s …

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    09 Jan 15
  • SWIF

    (Hutchinson, MN) The Southwest Initiative Foundation has named Diana Anderson as its new president and chief executive. The foundation’s board of directors voted unanimously this week in favor of Anderson’s appointment. She had been interim …

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    09 Jan 15
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    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota has recorded its fourth death of a child linked to influenza this season. Minnesota Department of Health spokesman Doug Schultz says that’s two more than the pediatric deaths reported …

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    09 Jan 15
  • MnDot Snowplow

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Roads have reopened in southwestern Minnesota but transportation officials are still advising no travel in south-central and southwestern parts of the state because of blizzard conditions. A blustery winter storm made travel …

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    08 Jan 15
  • Fidencio Rojas

    Unconditional bail for a Willmar man accused of threatening his ex-wife and child, then burning down their home has been set at $200,000. KWLM reports 42-year-old Fidencio Rojas was arraigned Tuesday on 6 charges including …

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    08 Jan 15
  • Meeker County Sheriffs Office

    New Meeker County Sheriff Brian Cruze has received permission to hire Dan Miller as Chief Deputy. Cruze says Miller is a Litchfield native who got his start in law enforcement as a Litchfield bike patrol …

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    08 Jan 15
  • Hutchinson Tigers

    The Hutchinson School District has announced their “Students of the Month” for December. They are: Freshman John Oeltjenbruns, Sophomore Logan Wadsworth, Juniors Josie Myers, Sierra Swanson, Kyle Asche, and Matie Theuringer, and Seniors Jinbin Chen …

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    08 Jan 15