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  • ridgewaterhutchinson

    In observance of College Application Week, Ridgewater College will be waiving the $20 application fee for new applications received during the week of November 14, 2011. Officials say the fee waiver is applicable to any …

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    14 Nov 11
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    McLeod County Auditor-Treasurer, Cindy Schultz is reminding McLeod County residents that the second half property tax payments for agricultural properties are due Tuesday, November 15th. Payments are accepted by mail, in person at the McLeod …

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    14 Nov 11
  • grain_bins

    A New Ulm man was seriously injured in a grain bin accident in the City of Cleveland on Monday. 67-year-old Eldon John Jones was reportedly helping remove corn from the bin when he became entangled …

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    10 Nov 11
  • scam alert

    The Wright County Sheriff’s Office says it’s continually receiving reports of citizens who are scammed out of large sums of money through various internet, mail and phone scams. Authorities say typically the scam involves wiring …

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    10 Nov 11
  • leaves

    Because of the relatively mild weather recently and because the amount of leaves still on the trees, Hutchinson city officials have extended their leaf removal service. Public Works Manager John Olson says weather permitting, the …

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    10 Nov 11
  • Suspect in Bank Robbery

    Authorities are investigating an armed bank robbery that occurred Wednesday afternoon in Albertville. At 12:47 PM the Wright County Sheriff’s Office received a report of an armed robbery at Premier Bank on 61st Street NE. …

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    10 Nov 11
  • Trumpter Swans killed, two in area

    The Minnesota DNR is investigating the shooting of three trumpter swans around the state. Trumpeter swans are a federally protected species. People who shoot them face fines up to $1,700 plus a loss of hunting …

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    09 Nov 11
  • ElectionResults[1]

    Unofficial election results from Tuesday:Five schools in this area asked voters to extend existing operating levies. Hutchinson was asking voters to renew their $128 per pupil operating levy for 10 years. Passed. Yes 1,842. No …

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    09 Nov 11