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  • 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

    Ground will be broken next week on an $8.5 million expansion and renovation of the Minnesota poultry testing lab in Willmar. The West Central Tribune reports when completed next fall, the new facility will provide …

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    15 Dec 15
  • court

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — An Indiana company has been ordered to reimburse hundreds of nursing students in Minnesota who prepaid exam fees. Attorney General Lori Swanson sued The College Network, a company sells study …

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    15 Dec 15
  • Clinton and Cruz

    (Learfield Wire Service/St. Paul, MN) — Texas Senator and Republican presidential hopeful Ted Cruz has a rally scheduled this Thursday night in Saint Paul as part of a swing through states holding caucuses or primaries …

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    14 Dec 15
  • Hutchinson City Center

    The Department of Motor Vehicles located in Hutchinson is announcing new hours of operation. Effective January 4, 2016, the Hutchinson Motor Vehicle office will be open Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday from 8:30 am – …

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    12 Dec 15
  • President Signs Every Child Succeeds Bill

    (NPR/Washington D.C.) President Obama called it “a Christmas miracle. A bipartisan bill signing right here.” NPR reports the “right here” was the South Court Auditorium, part of the White House complex. More importantly, the bipartisan …

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    11 Dec 15
  • indictment

    CHASKA, Minn. (AP) — Two men have been indicted on first-degree felony murder charges in the death of a 90-year-old man who was robbed in his rural Carver County home. Thirty-five-year-old Reinol Vergara and 30-year-old …

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    10 Dec 15
  • Dwayne Case

    (Olivia, MN) A Franklin man pleaded guilty Wednesday to killing a woman with an arrow after an apparent argument while they shared a remote campsite in Renville County. The West Central Tribune reports 29-year-old Dwayne Alan …

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    10 Dec 15
  • WCI Thrift Store

    A recently announced partnership between three area non-profit entities is aimed at keeping the Hutchinson WCI Thrift Store open and continuing to gainfully employ its workers. On Monday, representatives from His House Foundation, Adult Training …

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    09 Dec 15