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  • West Central Sanitation

    Currently, Waste Management is under contract as the City of Hutchinson’s refuse hauler however, the city council last night (Tuesday) approved a resolution to enter contract negotiations with West Central Sanitation. The Waste Management contract …

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    12 Aug 15
  • court

    Arrest warrants were issued for a St. Peter man the day before he collided head-on with a semi at the Sturgis rally and was killed. The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension had been investigating 57-year-old …

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    12 Aug 15
  • Renville County Sheriff

    OLIVIA — The Renville County Sheriff’s Office received a report Tuesday of a telephone scammer posing as law enforcement. It was reported that a person received a call Tuesday from a number disguised as belonging …

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    12 Aug 15
  • Meeker County Courthouse

    LITCHFIELD — A former employee of a Litchfield auction business pleaded guilty Monday in Meeker County District Court to felony charges of receiving stolen property and fifth-degree drug possession. The West Central Tribune reports 28-year-old …

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    12 Aug 15
  • Christensen Farms

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — An animal welfare group is calling on prosecutors to file criminal charges against workers and managers at a southwestern Minnesota hog farm. Los Angeles-based Last Chance for Animals on Tuesday released an …

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    12 Aug 15
  • HHS Improvements

    The Hutchinson school district will ask voters this fall to approve issuing bonds to fund changes and improvements to the Hutchinson High School Campus. The bond referendum will be put to voters on Tuesday, November …

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    11 Aug 15
  • Hutchinson Tigers

    The Hutchinson School District has a new Activities Director. The school board Tuesday evening approved a one-year contract for Thayne Johnson. Johnson replaces Paul Szymanski, who resigned a couple of weeks ago. Johnson’s contract becomes …

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    11 Aug 15
  • crash investigation

    A 4-year-old girl and 24-year-old woman from Hector were injured in a one-vehicle rollover Monday morning near Lake Lillian. The crash happened just before 10 a.m. along Minnesota Highway 7 near Kandiyohi County Road 74. …

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    11 Aug 15