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  • Bobby Vee

    COLLEGEVILLE, Minn. (AP) — Fans will say a final goodbye to 1960s pop star Bobby Vee next week. Vee died Monday of advanced Alzheimer’s disease at age 73. He had been in hospice care in …

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    28 Oct 16
  • capitol bldg

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Gov. Mark Dayton is unveiling his plan to offset massive health insurance rate hikes for thousands of Minnesotans next year. The rough framework introduced Thursday would help cover 25 percent …

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    28 Oct 16
  • Sen Franken

    This afternoon (Thursday), U.S. Sen. Al Franken’s staff will be at the Hutchinson Area Chamber of Commerce office as part of the Senator’s statewide “Advancing Career Pathways Tour.” The tour is designed to highlight efforts …

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    27 Oct 16
  • Crash

    Meeker County authorities say seat belt use was a determining factor in saving the lives of three people involved in a two-vehicle crash in Danielson Township Wednesday afternoon. At 3:30 p.m., the Meeker County Sheriff’s …

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    27 Oct 16
  • Police Pursuit

    Charges are pending against a 23-year-old man that took a Brown County Sheriff’s Deputy on a short pursuit within the city of Springfield. According to authorities, the unidentified man was driving a stolen vehicle taken …

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    27 Oct 16
  • Rotary Club Check

    The Hutchinson Rotary Club presented the city with a check for $40,000 at this week’s city council meeting. The money will be used to install new playground equipment at Rotary Park, located in the northwest …

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    27 Oct 16
  • Emergency

    ATWATER — A 29-year-old man was injured Wednesday when a concrete delivery boom truck struck a power line, shocking him with electricity. The man, who was not named, sustained minor burns to both arms, according …

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    27 Oct 16
  • Gov Dayton

    ST. PAUL — Gov. Mark Dayton announced in January that he would travel to all 87 Minnesota counties this summer and fall in 86 days. The West Central Tribune reports the 86-day period came and …

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    27 Oct 16