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  • Zunker

    The former head of the Carver County Republican Party faces 2 counts of 2nd-degree criminal sexual conduct over allegations that he inappropriately touched a girl under the age of sixteen. 36-year-old Paul Scott Zunker of …

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    16 Sep 11
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    Republican Representative Ron Shimanski of Silver Lake has been appointed Chairman of the Judiciary Committee and says he’s looking forward to the 2012 session. Speaker of the House Kurt Zellers announced last week that the …

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    16 Sep 11
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    It’s “Tent City” at Hutchinson’s Library Square again! The 37th Annual Arts & Crafts Festival and Taste of Hutchinson begins today (Friday) and continues Saturday. The festival offers a charming downtown park setting, a wide …

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    16 Sep 11
  • frosty morning

    The first frost of the season was early this year in the Hutchinson area. The National Weather Service had issued a frost warning for the area and Mother Nature came through with a chilly Thursday …

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    15 Sep 11
  • angel network logo1

    The Hutchinson City Council this week voted unanimously in favor of becoming a member of the Minnesota Angel Network. The network is a new organization aimed at linking investors with early stage companies. Hutchinson is …

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    15 Sep 11
  • wildfire1

    The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency urges those who live near or downwind of the Pagami Creek fire in northeastern Minnesota to take precautions to reduce exposure if the smell of smoke or haze is present. …

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    15 Sep 11
  • emergency lights

    A Monticello woman has died as the result of a two-vehicle crash late Tuesday morning. 93-year-old Edna Arnold was taken to North Memorial Medical Center where she died. The Wright County Sheriff’s Office says Arnold …

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    15 Sep 11
  • Hutchinson City Council

    The Hutchinson City Council adopted their 2012 preliminary tax levy last night (Tuesday). The council approved a maximum levy increase of 3 percent. That compares with 5 percent in previous years. While Councilor Eric Yost …

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    14 Sep 11