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  • Elite Publishing & Design

    The Hutchinson Chamber of Commerce, Convention and Visitors Bureau is warning local businesses about an Illinois company trying to sell them advertisements for a “Hutchinson Guide” under false claims. The company, Elite Publishing & Design, …

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    06 Jan 12
  • wells fargo

    A fund has been set up for a Minnesota high school hockey player paralyzed in a game last week. Donations can be mailed to the Jack Jablonski Fund, P.O. Box 16387, St. Louis Park, Minnesota …

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    06 Jan 12
  • thin ice on river

    Due to the unusually mild weather, which is making lake ice conditions questionable at best, McLeod County officials have closed Winsted Lake to all motorized traffic. McLeod County Sheriff Scott Rehmann says that includes snowmobiles, …

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    06 Jan 12
  • emergency lights

    A Paynesville woman was killed Tuesday afternoon in a two-vehicle crash west of New London that also injured a woman from Kandiyohi. 64-year-old Betty Boehl died after her 2007 Jeep was struck broadside by a …

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    05 Jan 12
  • shopko-logo

    Two of the nation’s leading Midwest-based general merchandise retail chains, Shopko Stores and Pamida, announced they will merge to create one of the largest U.S. retailers focused on serving smaller and rural communities. The combined …

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    05 Jan 12
  • fire line do not cross

      A fire on Christmas Eve in which a Hutchinson woman was found dead, has been ruled accidental. An Investigator with the Minnesota State Fire Marshal’s Office, has ruled the fire as “Accidental – improper …

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    04 Jan 12
  • Hutch PD

    A Hutchinson man was contacted by authorities last week after they found his property in a ditch. The McLeod County Sheriff contacted the victim last Wednesday (Dec. 28) just after 1:30 PM saying that they …

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    04 Jan 12
  • Appeal Denied in Murder Case

    The Minnesota Court of Appeals has denied the appeal of 36-year-old Andrew Lemcke and affirmed his conviction for second-degree manslaughter in the shooting death of his wife. The West Central Tribune reports the court’s unpublished …

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    04 Jan 12