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    Minnesota got a big budget surprise Thursday. State officials say they’re estimating an $876-million surplus for the rest of the state’s two-year budget. The news came as some at the capitol feared $500-million to $1-billion …

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    02 Dec 11
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    The embroiled Minnesota-based egg factory farm that found itself at the center of a national animal cruelty accusation earlier this month, prompting McDonald’s, Target, and other retailers to the drop the company, is again under …

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    02 Dec 11
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    The attorney for a Golden Valley man accused of murdering a Henderson woman this past summer plans to challenge statements his client made following his arrest for the crime. 19-year-old Christopher Tillman is accused of …

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    02 Dec 11
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    The computer art and publishing program at Ridgewater College in Willmar will close at the end of this school year. Officials say the program is a victim of budget cuts and low enrollment. College President …

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    01 Dec 11
  • Growing Operation

    A Gaylord woman has pleaded guilty to a 5th-degree controlled substance crime for growing marijuana in her home. 40-year-old Sally Ellen Robinette was arrested in October after authorities discovered a total of 14 marijuana plants …

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    01 Dec 11
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    Hutchinson School District officials have announced their “Students of the Month” for November. They are: Freshmen Leonel Chavez and Elizabeth Vo, Sophomores Jordan Scott, Kendra Brand, Abbie Nistler, and Tyler Wambeke, Junior Ruby Schaufler, and …

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    01 Dec 11
  • Oakland Cemetery

    A group of teenagers was caught tipping tombstones in a local cemetery last week. An officer with the Hutchinson Police Department was patrolling near Oakland Cemetery last Tuesday afternoon at about 3:45 and noticed a …

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    30 Nov 11
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    A rural Paynesville man indicted for first-degree murder for allegedly killing 43-year-old Timothy Richard Larson of Albertville, in Kandiyohi County still has not secured the services of a lawyer to represent him. The West Central …

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    30 Nov 11