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  • crops

    According to the United States Department of Agriculture, National Agricultural Statistics Service July 19th report, precipitation totals since April 1st for Hutchinson were 3.8 inches above the norm and 1.3 inches above the norm the last month. Precipitation totals …

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    23 Jul 13
  • MPCA

    The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency has announced a public comment period on proposed amendments to state rules regulating animal feedlots. The comment period begins today (Tuesday, July 22) and ends August 26th. MPCA officials say the purpose …

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    23 Jul 13
  • Fort Ridgely

    The first German settlers in New Ulm and Milford Township have been called land thieves and squatters. Some say their settlement on Dakota land started the Dakota War of 1862. Local historians John LaBatte and Richard Runck …

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    23 Jul 13
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    22 Jul 13
  • crash investigation

    Three people were injured in a crash Saturday morning east of Hutchinson. According to the State Patrol, 53-year-old Vernon Johnson of Savage was driving a vehicle that collided with a vehicle driven by 52-year-old Cynthia Welker of Litchfield …

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    22 Jul 13
  • McLeod Co Highway Department

    Work on a new McLeod County Highway Department vehicle storage facility, located at the corner of State Highway 7 and County Road 15 (Falcon Avenue) is scheduled to begin at the end of this month (July). RAM …

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    22 Jul 13
  • American Red Cross

    The American Red Cross Thursday launched the Team Red Cross App. Officials say the app allows people to sign up to help, get an overview on basic tasks, and receive notifications about Red Cross disaster …

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    19 Jul 13
  • unemployment rate

    The Minnesota unemployment rate fell to a seasonally adjusted 5.2 percent in June, reaching its lowest point since May 2008, according to figures released today by the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED). …

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    19 Jul 13