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  • Hutchinson Cruiser

    A Hutchinson Police officer may not have caught the suspects, but he reached the “goal” of finding the road hazard that had been called in in the wee hours of June 2nd. At just after …

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    08 Jun 12
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    Authorities say a medical incident may have caused a Hutchinson man to lose control of his vehicle and ultimately crash into a garage Wednesday evening. The State Patrol says 45-year-old Troy Boettcher was traveling west …

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    07 Jun 12
  • United Way 2011

    United Way of McLeod County Board President Russ Trettin announced that Bethany Carter was recently elected to serve a three-year board term. Additionally, Trettin announced that Jennifer Grimsley (Wells Fargo) and Diane Hjelter (3M) had …

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    07 Jun 12
  • State Fair Art1

    The Minnesota State Fair’s 2012 Commemorative Art was unveiled Wednesday by artist Joe Heffron of St. Paul, Minn. Surrounded by media, State Fair fans and art enthusiasts, he presented his original piece to the public …

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    07 Jun 12
  • Election 2012

    A complete list of McLeod County Candidate Filings can be found at www.co.mcleod.mn.us. U.S. Representative – District 7: Adam Steele – Independence Bemidji   Lee Byberg – Republican Willmar   Collin C. Peterson – DFL Detroit …

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    06 Jun 12
  • emergency lights

    Charges say a 19-year-old Big Lake man was dueling with another car when he crashed into a motorcycle and killed two people last April. Cody Moen was charged Tuesday in Sherburne County with two counts of criminal vehicular …

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    06 Jun 12
  • DSCF3262

    It won’t happen again this century.  On Tuesday evening (6/5/12), Venus began its passage in front of the Sun as seen from Earth. Because of Venus’ tilted orbit, this celestial site is rare. Earthlings won’t see this site …

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    05 Jun 12
  • Motorcycle Accident

    A 20-year-old Buffalo Lake man was injured Saturday afternoon after losing control of his motorcycle and crashing about 5 miles northwest of Stewart. Renville County authorities say Zachariah Wieweck was airlifted to HCMC for treatment. His condition was …

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    05 Jun 12