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    Among the talent and beauty that was seen at the 2012 Miss Hutchinson pageant last night, a new Woman of the Year and Mr. Hutchinson were named. The 2012 Woman of the Year is Mary …

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    16 Jun 12
  • Matthew James Wrobleski

    38-year-old Matthew James Wrobleski of Willmar, was sentenced Thursday to 24 months in prison on a felony charge of check forgery for writing checks on another person’s account. The West Central Tribune reports as part …

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    15 Jun 12
  • Unemployment Rate

    The state unemployment rate remained unchanged at a seasonally adjusted 5.6 percent in May, according to figures released Thursday by the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED). The U.S. unemployment rate was 8.2 …

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    15 Jun 12
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    Authorities have released the name of the man who died in a motorcycle crash in Wright County just after midnight this morning (Thursday). 64-year-old Lyndon Lane Sheplee of Cokato died at the scene. Authorities say the initial investigation …

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    14 Jun 12
  • Hutchinson Utilities

    Power went out to residents living in the northwest section of Hutchinson for a time this morning, but was restored within about 35 minutes. Hutchinson Utilities Director of Electricity Steve Lancaster says an underground line failed at about …

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    14 Jun 12
  • MPCA

    Veolia Environmental Services has proposed construction of a 72-acre landfill expansion on existing Veolia property in Wright County. The proposed expansion would be used for residential and commercial waste, as well as construction and demolition …

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    14 Jun 12
  • School Board Election

    Hutchinson School District residents will have the opportunity to vote for a handful of school board candidates in November. The Hutchinson School Board this week approved resolutions for 3 school board spots that are part …

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    14 Jun 12
  • John Springer

    A Kandiyohi man has been sentenced to prison on a weapon charge. The West Central Tribune reports 22-year-old John Francis Springer was sentenced Monday to 60 months in prison on a felony charge of possession of a …

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    14 Jun 12