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  • bogus bill

    Officials at a Hutchinson Bank discovered a counterfeit $100 bill in one of their deposits last week. Hutchinson Police say they received a call about the bill on Monday, November 24th from officials at the …

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    05 Dec 14
  • Hutchinson Tigers

    The Hutchinson School District has announced their “Students of the Month” for November. They are; Freshmen Johanna Anderson, Brooke Good, and Grace Penke. Sophomores Page Wiehr, Andrew Rannow, and Brandon Luis Bahena Flores. Junior Alexa …

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    05 Dec 14
  • court

    WILLMAR, Minn. (AP) — A former teacher and coach at Willmar Senior High School is accused of sexual misconduct involving a student several years ago. Thirty-four-year-old Chad Jeffrey Akerson is charged with felony counts of …

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    05 Dec 14
  • logo-mdh

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — State health officials say Minnesota has recorded its first death of the 2014 flu season. The victim was a child but was not identified Thursday by the Minnesota Department of …

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    05 Dec 14
  • MN Supreme Court

    OLIVIA —The Minnesota Supreme Court has decided not to hear an appeal by Matthew Thomas Fahey. As a result, the West Central Tribune reports an earlier Court of Appeals decision upholding his conviction and life …

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    04 Dec 14
  • United Way

    (McLeod County, Minnesota) – United Way of McLeod County Board President Dave Schwedler announced that the organization delivered over $79,000 in checks last month, to 37 partnering agency programs. Those checks represent the second half …

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    03 Dec 14
  • Stabbing

    Two juvenile suspects have now been tied to the Nov. 25 stabbing in Willmar and made their first court appearances Monday. The West Central Tribune reports Dedian Lee Evans and Robert Saldana III, both 17 …

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    03 Dec 14
  • Capitol Tree

    WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar Tuesday celebrated the Minnesota tree at the U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony in Washington, D.C. This year’s tree comes from the Chippewa National Forest in northern Minnesota and …

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    03 Dec 14