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  • Railroad Crossing

    In the wake of two recent rail-related incidents, the Minnesota Department of Transportation reminds motorists, bicyclists, pedestrians and railroad passengers to always use caution and observe the law when they are near or crossing railroad …

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    06 Oct 12
  • drought1

    The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has issued a disaster declaration for counties in Minnesota affected by the ongoing drought. The declaration means that farmers in the designated counties are now eligible for emergency loan …

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    05 Oct 12
  • Senator Scott Newman

    Senator Mike Parry (R-Waseca), Chair of the Senate State Government Innovation and Veterans Committee and Senator Scott Newman (R-Hutchinson) announced that they have filed a complaint against Minnesota Secretary of State Mark Ritchie. They say …

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    05 Oct 12
  • Sugar Beets

    A semi trailer with a full load of sugar beets malfunctioned Thursday morning and beets spilled onto U.S. Highway 212 just west of Olivia. Two vehicles were damaged by the beets but no one was …

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    05 Oct 12
  • emergency lights

    A Hutchinson man was injured in a one-vehicle crash north of Hutchinson Wednesday evening. The McLeod County Sheriff’s Office says 59-year-old Vernon Anderson Jr. was taken by ambulance to the Hutchinson Hospital for treatment of …

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    04 Oct 12
  • Railroad Crossing

    A tractor and train collided Wednesday morning as a farmer was on his way to take corn to the near by ethanol plant. Information on the fatal accident near Lamberton was released this morning (Thursday) …

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    04 Oct 12
  • Crash

    A juvenile riding a bicycle in Hutchinson received minor injuries Tuesday afternoon after colliding with a pickup truck. Authorities say the collision occurred just after 3:30 Tuesday afternoon at the intersection of Main Street and …

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    04 Oct 12
  • Taxes Due

    McLeod County Auditor-Treasurer, Cindy Schultz, is reminding McLeod County residents that the second half of your property tax payments are due October 15, 2012 for non-agricultural properties. Payments are accepted by mail, in person at …

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    04 Oct 12