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    A new strain of an intestinal bug is going around making Minnesotans sick. Health officials say norovirus is unpleasant and it can be very difficult to get rid of because its germs are not easily …

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    30 Jan 13
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    Hutchinson Technology Incorporated (NASDAQ: HTCH) is reporting a net loss of $6.5 million, or $0.27 per share, on net sales of $63.7 million for its fiscal 2013 first quarter ended December 30, 2012. Results for …

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    30 Jan 13
  • Lester Prairie Police Dept

    On Thursday (1-25-13), just after 2 in the morning, the Lester Prairie Police Department was dispatched to a residence in the 200 block of Maple Street North after McLeod County Communications received a 911 call …

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    29 Jan 13
  • Poor Driving Conditions

    There were hundreds of crashes throughout the region on Sunday as freezing rain and sleet gave way to heavy snow in many areas. Across the local area, 26-year-old Francis Ourado of Wabasso and his passenger, …

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    28 Jan 13
  • Hutchinson Chamber of Commerce

    The 65th Annual Hutchinson Area Chamber of Commerce and Tourism Meeting & Awards Banquet was held Friday at the Hutchinson Event Center. The Hutchinson Jaycee Award Winners were announced at the Banquet. They are: Distinguished …

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    28 Jan 13
  • Nathan Wick

    The Minnesota Trucking Association (MTA) named Nathan Wick, a professional truck driver for UPS Freight in Blaine Minnesota, as Minnesota’s 2012 Truck Driver of the Year. Nathan was selected from among a group of distinguished …

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    25 Jan 13
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    During the latest reporting week, 15 people died from flu-related complications across the state bringing the total to 75 since the start of the season. While flu activity is slowing compared to recent weeks, health …

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    25 Jan 13
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    Winsted Lake in McLeod County has been temporarily closed to motor vehicle traffic due to deteriorating ice conditions, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR). The DNR urges the public to exercise extreme …

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    25 Jan 13