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  • corn crop

    Crop conditions in Minnesota fared well but development remained behind normal for the week ending July 27, 2014, according to the USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service. Farmers in southern Minnesota would like to see their …

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    29 Jul 14
  • elecrocution risk

    One person died as a result of a work accident yesterday morning (Monday) in Renville County. The Renville County Sheriff’s Office says 911 calls were made shortly before 9 a.m. Monday about an incident at …

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    29 Jul 14
  • Railroad Crossing

    The city of Benson cannot issue tickets to trains that sometimes block three major intersections for lengthy periods of time. The West Central Tribune reports District Judge Donald Spilseth dismissed seven citations that Benson police …

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    29 Jul 14
  • tiara

    61st Annual Princess Kay of the Milky Way  Coronation, 8pm, Wednesday, August 20, 2014, at the Minnesota State Fairgrounds Band shell. The Carver County Dairy Association is hosting a free fan bus supporting 2014 Carver County Dairy Princesses/ 2014 …

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    29 Jul 14
  • Work Zone Safety

    Motorists who speed through a work zone will be fined $300 beginning Friday, Aug. 1, thanks to a new law passed during the 2014 state legislative session. “Many work zones are in place across the state, …

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    28 Jul 14
  • school board

    The filing window for potential Hutchinson School Board candidates opens tomorrow (Tuesday, July 29th) and remains open through August 12th. An affidavit of candidacy must be filed in the office of the school district clerk …

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    28 Jul 14
  • Meeker County Sheriffs Office

    The Meeker County Sheriff’s Office has made four arrests in the case of the burglary and assault reported last Wednesday. The Sheriff’s Office received information that the night of the burglary/assault the victim had been …

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    28 Jul 14
  • medical marijuana

     After a long push to legalize medical marijuana, Minnesota officials are starting the process to get it into patients’ hands. The state has created an Office of Medical Cannabis and hired its director, but the …

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    28 Jul 14