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  • Red Bull Insignia

    Nearly 3,000 Minnesota National Guard soldiers are scheduled to return home over the next three weeks after serving in Afghanistan and Kuwait over the last year, and some area soldiers are even now back on …

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    06 Apr 12
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    Back in 2009, a tombstone was found in a driveway of an abandoned farm site, south of Hutchinson, on Dale St., near County Road 7. The tombstone has the words “Unser Kind” (German for Our …

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    06 Apr 12
  • Bookkeeping

    The McLeod County Attorney’s Office is reviewing a case of theft reported in January for possible charges. The Director of the New Discovery Charter School in Hutchinson reported to police that he discovered an irregularity …

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    05 Apr 12
  • lightning rod

    The Nicollet County Sheriff’s Office is warning area residents of a scam involving Lightning Protection Systems. Officials say that 3 or 4 adults have been going door-to-door in rural Nicollet County trying to sell lightning …

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    05 Apr 12
  • Voter ID Sign

    Voters will decide in November whether government-issued photo identification should be required when voting in Minnesota, after lawmakers approved the ballot measure Wednesday and ended a years-long dispute. The Senate approved the measure Wednesday afternoon …

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    05 Apr 12
  • Jacobs Law Signing

    Governor Mark Dayton signed “Jacob’s Law” Wednesday afternoon. The new law directs law enforcement to notify both parents if a child is the victim of neglect, physical abuse, or sexual abuse occurring outside the family. …

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    05 Apr 12
  • Speaking About Library Books...

    Doug Ohman will be speaking at the Hutchinson Public Library on Monday, April 9th at 7:00 p.m. With his new book, Libraries of Minnesota, experts say Ohman will take you on a trip back in …

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    04 Apr 12
  • NTSB

    The National Transportation Safety Board is now investigating the motor home crash in Kansas that killed five members of a Minnesota family. The agency is investigating laws that allowed a 17-year-old to drive the 57,000-pound …

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    04 Apr 12