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  • court

    A Gaylord man is facing several felony charges for assaulting a woman and forcing her to lie on the floor for hours. Forty-two-year-old Willy John Schmidt was charged Wednesday with felony domestic assault and felony …

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    06 Feb 17
  • Meeker County Courthouse

    A Meeker County Patrol Sergeant has been charged with stalking. The Meeker County Sheriff’s Office says Patrol Sergeant Joel Engler has been charged with 2 counts of gross misdemeanor-level stalking. Authorities say on September 13, …

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    03 Feb 17
  • Eagle Cam 2017

    The first eggs of the year for a perennially nesting pair of eagles can be seen on the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources EagleCam. (Click here for “Eagle Cam”) This is the fifth year that …

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    02 Feb 17
  • Bacon

    DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Pork industry experts say U.S. consumers shouldn’t worry about a bacon shortage. The reassurance comes amid news that demand for bacon depleted frozen pork belly supplies in the U.S. to …

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    02 Feb 17
  • Fatal Crash

    LITCHFIELD — A Hutchinson man has died from injuries sustained last Saturday in a one-vehicle crash south of Litchfield. The West Central Tribune reports that according to the Hennepin County Medical Examiner, 31-year-old Jeffrey Michael …

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    02 Feb 17
  • Hutchinson Jaycee Water Carnival

    The Hutchinson Jaycee Water Carnival Committee is seeking nominations for Mr. Hutchinson and Woman of the Year. Nominees should be local residents over the age of 18 who have made significant contributions to Hutchinson. Nomination …

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    01 Feb 17
  • Willmar Poultry Testing Lab

    (Willmar MN-) Minnesota poultry industry officials are nervously watching developments overseas as cases of avian influenza are showing up in Europe, Asia and Africa. In 2015 an outbreak of H5N2 devastated turkey and chicken flocks …

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    01 Feb 17
  • Hutchinson Fire Department

    A doghouse heater is the cause of a fire in Hutchinson Tuesday morning that caused a garage fire. Fire Chief Mike Schumann says a passerby called in the fire in the 1200 block of Rolling …

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    01 Feb 17