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  • Trucker and Bus

    The State Patrol has identified the driver of a semi that passed a school bus with its lights flashing on the right shoulder as a sixth-grader was waiting to board. Lieutenant Eric Roeske says that …

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    04 Jun 14
  • GOP Logo

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A 10-week scramble among Republicans to determine Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton’s fall opponent is underway. The Minnesota GOP will have the first competitive primary for Republicans in a statewide race …

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    03 Jun 14
  • 849th MAC

    Eighty-six soldiers from the Minnesota National Guard’s, Litchfield based 849th Mobility Augmentation Company return home tomorrow (Tuesday) after an eleven-month deployment to Afghanistan. The company cleared more than 8,000 kilometers of main supply routes, alternate …

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    02 Jun 14
  • Mosquito

    The City of Hutchinson is set to begin its city-wide mosquito adulticide spraying tonight (Monday). Public Works Supervisor John Olson says monitor traps around the city indicate it’s time to begin. Olson says weather permitting, …

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    02 Jun 14
  • GOP

    ROCHESTER, Minn. (AP) — After elaborate videos, sharp-toned speeches and even indoor fireworks, Minnesota Republicans are voting to back a candidate for U.S. Senate. Half a dozen candidates vied Friday for the GOP endorsement at …

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    31 May 14
  • VFW Commander William Thien

    The commander-in-chief of the Veterans of Foreign Wars will visit Hutchinson today (Tuesday) and the VFW Post 906. William Thien is scheduled to be at the VFW Club from 2:45 to 3:45 p.m. William A. …

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    27 May 14
  • Planting

    MANKATO, Minn. (AP) — As recently as a week ago, many farmers across southern and central Minnesota were worried about getting their corn planted ahead of a key crop insurance deadline. But they’ve been taking …

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    27 May 14
  • emergency lights

    Authorities have released the name of the teen that was seriously injured Thursday night after being struck by a car. 13-year-old Holden Abrams of Gaylord was taken to HCMC for treatment. The State Patrol says …

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    23 May 14