Local News
  • Police Officer Tom Decker

    The residents of Cold Spring began the healing process Monday with a candlelight vigil. WJON reports community members gathered outside of Wenner’s Funeral Home to sing, pray, and remember officer Tom Decker. Lisa Stukey organized the event. Stukey …

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    04 Dec 12
  • Timothy Huber

    A district judge has denied a motion to dismiss the grand jury indictment against 46-year-old Timothy John Huber for his role in the October 2011 shooting death of Timothy Richard Larson in northern Kandiyohi County. …

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    04 Dec 12
  • Darek Jon Nelson

    Darek Nelson of Montevideo will stand trial on a first-degree murder charge that carries a maximum sentence of life without the possibility of release. The West Central Tribune reports a district judge’s ruling filed Monday denies a petition …

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    30 Nov 12
  • drought1

    The drought has intensified over the past week across broad swaths of Minnesota. The latest update from the U.S. Drought Monitor shows that a large portion of Minnesota that had been in a moderate drought …

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    30 Nov 12
  • Watershed

    The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency recently released a watershed monitoring and assessment report for the Mississippi River-St. Cloud watershed, which includes all or parts of seven central Minnesota counties: Benton, Meeker, Mille Lacs, Morrison, Sherburne, …

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    29 Nov 12
  • Luce Line Trail

    The Hutchinson City Council Tuesday night approved entering into an agreement with the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources and appropriating funds for improvements to the Luce Line Trail from the Carver County line east of …

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    28 Nov 12
  • Budget and Levy

     The Hutchinson city council held the first public hearing on the proposed 2013 budget and levy at last night’s council meeting. Officials are proposing a nearly $10.5-million budget, which would be a 1.5 percent increase. The city …

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    28 Nov 12
  • Lance Corporal Means

    In honor and remembrance of Marine Lance Corporal Dale W. Means, Governor Mark Dayton has ordered all U.S. flags and Minnesota flags to be flown at half-staff at all state and federal buildings in the State of Minnesota, …

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    28 Nov 12