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  • Governor Dayton

    At a meeting of the National Education Association’s Representative Assembly today in Washington, D.C., NEA President Dennis Van Roekel announced that Governor Mark Dayton is this year’s recipient of the America’s Greatest Education Governor Award. …

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    04 Jul 12
  • Wright County Sheriff1

    Authorities say a 16-year-old girl collapsed and died on a bike path Sunday morning in Wright County. Michaela Marie Olson apparently collapsed and fell to the pavement as she was running. Officers responded to the …

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    03 Jul 12
  • Excessive Heat Warning

    AN EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING HAS BEEN ISSUED FOR ALL OF CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN MINNESOTA AND WEST CENTRAL WISCONSIN THOUGH 10 PM THURSDAY EVENING. THIS IS AN UPGRADE TO THE HEAT ADVISORY THAT HAD BEEN IN …

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    03 Jul 12
  • Heat Advisory

    The National Weather Service has issued a heat advisory from noon until midnight today (Monday). The forecast for today is mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 94. Heat index values as high as 105. Light …

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    02 Jul 12
  • Drive Sober

    Law enforcement agencies from throughout the Midwest will be bracing for the deadliest holiday of the year due to impaired driving crashes by increasing enforcement on our roads. The Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over …

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    29 Jun 12
  • Handcuffs

    If you’re going to complain about your neighbor, make sure you don’t have any outstanding warrants. A Hutchinson woman was arrested on June 18th after she called police to make a complaint about her neighbor …

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    29 Jun 12
  • United Way 2011

    United Way of McLeod County Board President Russ Trettin announced Thursday that the organization delivered $47,453 in checks during June, to 40 partnering agencies/programs. Those checks represent the second quarter allocations for 2012 United Way …

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    29 Jun 12
  • Hazardous Waste

    The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) has penalized the Minnesota State Colleges and University System (MnSCU) for hazardous waste violations at St. Cloud Technical & Community College in St. Cloud and Central Lakes College in …

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    29 Jun 12