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  • Emergency

    MINNETONKA, Minn. (AP) — Authorities say a 35-year-old man was able to escape from his sinking truck after it went through the ice on Lake Minnetonka. According to the Hennepin County Sheriff’s Department, the incident …

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    26 Feb 15
  • United Way

    (McLeod County, Minnesota) United Way of McLeod County Board President Dave Schwedler announced today (Wednesday), that Sherry Lund, Jan Mackenthun, and Andrea Moore have recently been elected to serve three-year board terms. Lund has worked …

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    25 Feb 15
  • lawsuit

    TEK Mechanical Service of Hutchinson is suing the Watertown-Mayer School District, according to a news release issued by the company last week. The Herald Journal reports the company alleges the district has not paid for …

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    25 Feb 15
  • Arndt

    Interim Hutchinson City Councior Bill Arndt is the only candidate to have filed for the city council position left open by former councilor and now mayor Gary Forcier. The filing deadline closed Tuesday and unless …

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    25 Feb 15
  • Hutchinson Police Cruiser

    A Hutchinson man is facing possible child pornography charges linked with an investigation that began with the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension. Hutchinson Police say based on a tip, the BCA began an investigation and …

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    25 Feb 15
  • methamphetamine

    A Lester Prairie man was arrested and charged for having methamphetamine last Friday evening after a traffic stop in Lester Prairie. 28-year-old Chad Thomas Woodall has been charged with one felony count of methamphetamine crimes …

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    24 Feb 15
  • Red Cross Volunteers

    American Red Cross volunteers are helping 11 people from two families, including four adults and seven children, after a home fire Sunday in the 100 block of Main St. East in Silver Lake, Minn. There were …

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    24 Feb 15
  • Ebola Outbreak

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota will likely continue to monitor travelers from West Africa until the Ebola outbreak has been officially declared over, despite a recent slowdown in new cases abroad. Minnesota Public Radio …

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    24 Feb 15