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  • Renville County

    Renville County authorities have released the name of the man that died following a Friday afternoon accident near Hector.  Authorities identify the victim as 61-year-old Richard Strey of Bird Island, The Renville County Sheriff’s Office …

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    18 Jul 15
  • Stormy Weather

    Heavy Thunderstorms rumbled through the area overnight.  In addition to bringing heavy rains, the storm brough 3/4 inch sized hail reported in Hutchinson.  Wind Gusts in excess of 50 miles per hour were reported in …

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    18 Jul 15
  • McLeod Co Roadwork

    Rehabilitation projects began today (Friday) on McLeod County Roads 17 (30th Street) and 26 (100th Street). County Road 17 closed yesterday (Thursday) and County Road 26 closed today. Knife River of Sauk Rapids, MN was …

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    17 Jul 15
  • HWY 15

    An overlay project on Highway 15 from Hutchinson to Dassel is scheduled to begin Monday, July 20th.  MnDOT Officials say motorists traveling on Highway 15 from Hutchinson to Dassel may encounter minor delays as crews …

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    17 Jul 15
  • Recall

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Department of Agriculture says Illinois-based Aspen Foods is recalling nearly 2 million pounds of raw, frozen chicken products over concerns they might be contaminated with salmonella. The federal agency announced …

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    17 Jul 15
  • Representative Tim Miller of Prinsburg

    Representative Tim Miller of Prinsburg is asking Minnesota Attorney General Lori Swanson to investigate Planned Parenthood of Minnesota.   KWLM reports Miller says an undercover video, prepared by the pro-life group Center for Medical Progress, shows …

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    16 Jul 15
  • Employment

    Minnesota gained 2,900 jobs in June – a welcome reversal after employers cut 200 jobs in May, according to figures released today by the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED). The state’s unemployment …

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    16 Jul 15
  • Workers install solar panels on the roof of the Palexpo Exhibition Center in Geneva October 12, 2011

    The city of Annandale is requesting the state to reconsider approval of a 70 acre solar power facility in Corinna Township. After a 20 ­minute closed meeting on July sixth, the Annandale Advocate reports the …

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    16 Jul 15