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  • Allina Health

    Allina Health has announced its intention to acquire ConnectCare, a non-profit company providing home health care and hospice services to the Glencoe and Hutchinson, Minnesota communities. ConnectCare is a joint venture of Hutchinson Area Health …

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    22 Aug 12
  • Corn Field

    Scattered showers and cooler temperatures moved into the region this past week, according to the USDA, NASS, Minnesota Field Office. Statewide, average temperatures were 5.7° below normal and precipitation amounts varied. Some areas remained dry, …

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    21 Aug 12
  • PaulWickenhauser

    Paul A. Wickenhauser, of Cokato, will make his first court appearance this morning (Tuesday) on criminal vehicular homicide charges for the fiery crash that killed three people Friday east of Willmar. According to a news …

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    21 Aug 12
  • McLeod County Fair

    The McLeod County Talent Contest took place Sunday, August 19th at the Fairgrounds in Hutchinson. The competitors showed off their skills before an audience and three judges as they tried to win prizes and a …

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    20 Aug 12
  • Fairchild

    The 2012 Great Minnesota Get-Together begins Thursday, Aug. 23 and runs through Labor Day, Sept. 3. This yearʼs 12 days of fun feature dozens of new attractions, exhibits and foods; a variety of discounts and …

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    20 Aug 12
  • emergency lights

    Two people were injured in a rear-end crash north of Hutchinson Thursday afternoon. 63-year-old Douglas Peters of Hutchinson, and 45-year-old Julie Muchenhirn of Dassel were taken to the Hutchinson Hospital for treatment. Their conditions are …

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    20 Aug 12
  • Fatal Crash

    Family and friends across the globe are mourning three members of a family killed when a pickup truck crashed head-on into their minivan near Willmar. The Friday night crash killed 40-year-old Michelle Hoffman, her 8-year-old …

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    20 Aug 12
  • Vice President Joe Biden

    On Tuesday, August 21st, Vice President Biden will travel to Minneapolis and Rochester, Minnesota for campaign events with supporters. He’ll travel to Michigan on Wednesday. According to a news release, President Obama and Vice President …

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    20 Aug 12