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    The 70th Annual Hutchinson Jaycee Water Carnival is now history, but not before a new Miss Hutchinson and princess were crowned. Master of Ceremonies Bill Corby announced on Sunday Night that Miss Hutchinson 2012 is …

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    18 Jun 12
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    Clouds cleared in time for Hutchinson’s Water Carnival Kiddie Day Parade and the Junior Royalty Coronation. Dozens of kids dressed up in costumes for categories including TV and Movies, Historical Figures, Clowns and Bums, and …

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    16 Jun 12
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    Among the talent and beauty that was seen at the 2012 Miss Hutchinson pageant last night, a new Woman of the Year and Mr. Hutchinson were named. The 2012 Woman of the Year is Mary …

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    16 Jun 12
  • Matthew James Wrobleski

    38-year-old Matthew James Wrobleski of Willmar, was sentenced Thursday to 24 months in prison on a felony charge of check forgery for writing checks on another person’s account. The West Central Tribune reports as part …

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    15 Jun 12
  • Unemployment Rate

    The state unemployment rate remained unchanged at a seasonally adjusted 5.6 percent in May, according to figures released Thursday by the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED). The U.S. unemployment rate was 8.2 …

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    15 Jun 12
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    Authorities have released the name of the man who died in a motorcycle crash in Wright County just after midnight this morning (Thursday). 64-year-old Lyndon Lane Sheplee of Cokato died at the scene. Authorities say the initial investigation …

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    14 Jun 12
  • Hutchinson Utilities

    Power went out to residents living in the northwest section of Hutchinson for a time this morning, but was restored within about 35 minutes. Hutchinson Utilities Director of Electricity Steve Lancaster says an underground line failed at about …

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    14 Jun 12
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    Veolia Environmental Services has proposed construction of a 72-acre landfill expansion on existing Veolia property in Wright County. The proposed expansion would be used for residential and commercial waste, as well as construction and demolition …

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    14 Jun 12