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  • Road Construction

    Construction on the second phase of Jefferson Street Southeast in Hutchinson is officially underway. Crews are digging the retaining pond in the southeast quadrant at the intersection of Jefferson Street and Oakland Avenue (see below). …

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    05 May 14
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    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The heavy rain and even snow that has covered much of Minnesota for the past several days hasn’t quite made the drought go away. The updated U.S. Drought Monitor map released Thursday shows that …

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    02 May 14
  • Byron Smith

    LITTLE FALLS, Minn. (AP) — A Minnesota homeowner who shot and killed two teenagers during a break-in has been convicted of premeditated murder. Byron Smith had claimed he was simply defending himself during the break-in …

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    30 Apr 14
  • Planting Corn

    Wet weather continues to keep Minnesota farmers out of their fields, but the rain is helping improve soil moisture. In the latest crop report for Minnesota, the U.S. Department of Agriculture says only 1.7 days …

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    29 Apr 14
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    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota has recorded its first case of measles this year. The Star Tribune reports state health officials confirmed the measles in a 19-month-old Hennepin County child. Health agencies have notified area families …

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    28 Apr 14
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    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A militia member who was arrested in what the FBI once called a terror plot to blow up a small-town Minnesota police station is scheduled to be sentenced today (Monday) on weapons …

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    28 Apr 14
  • court

    The jury trial for 18-year-old Robert Warwick of Willmar, on first-degree murder charges for his alleged role in the July killing of his grandmother, was set Wednesday for July 21 through Aug. 8. Where the …

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    24 Apr 14
  • ATV Crash

    A 76-year-old Lake Lillian man is dead after an incident involving an all-terrain vehicle that was reported just after 8 p.m. Tuesday along Big Kandi Drive on Big Kandiyohi Lake. Kandiyohi County Sheriff Dan Hartog …

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    24 Apr 14