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  • Chief Carlson

    The Lester Prairie Police Chief is among more than two dozen Minnesota police chiefs to receive certification as a Master Practitioner. According to the Minnesota Chiefs Of Police Association, it’s the highest certification level in …

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    01 Dec 14
  • Fatal Crash

    A Monticello woman died in a two-vehicle crash Saturday morning on Highway 23 near Interstate 94 in Stearns County. She’s identified as 19-year-old Megan Lehner. According to the Minnesota State Patrol, she was a passenger …

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    01 Dec 14
  • Schroeder

    NEW ULM, Minn. (AP) — Searchers have discovered the body of a New Ulm woman who had been missing for five days. The Mankato Free Press reports that 51-year-old Karen Schroeder left her home on …

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    01 Dec 14
  • school threat

    EXCELSIOR, Minn. (AP) — A seventh-grader at Minnetonka Middle School West in Excelsior is facing a felony charge of making terroristic threats. KSTP-TV reports the principal sent out an email Thursday saying the parent of …

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    29 Nov 14
  • crash investigation

    A Hutchinson husband and wife were injured in a one-vehicle crash Friday evening. 55-year-old Karen Woelfel and 56-year-old Douglas Woelfel were taken to Glencoe Regional Health Services for treatment of non-life threatening injuries. The State …

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    29 Nov 14
  • open bottle

    The City of Hutchinson is in the process of lowering the cost for on-sale intoxicating liquor licenses. The City Council Tuesday night discussed and agreed to lower the fee from the current $3,700 to $2,000. …

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    26 Nov 14
  • jennie-o logo

    Jennie-O Turkey Store has announced than over $10.7 million has been distributed to employees today as a discretionary bonus based on the company’s strong performance this past year. This amount equals an average bonus of …

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    26 Nov 14
  • Barnard

    (MNN/Pine City, MN) — A self-proclaimed pastor on the run following allegations of sexual abuse is now on the U.S. Marshals Service’s 15 Most Wanted Fugitive List. The agency says Victor Arden Barnard is wanted …

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    26 Nov 14