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    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota health officials are reviewing their water quality testing after discovering they evaluated samples at temperatures too hot to detect some chemical contaminants. Testing for chemicals like fertilizer, cyanide and …

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    12 Feb 16
  • democratic debate

    MILWAUKEE (AP) — Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders vigorously agreed. Except when they didn’t. The rivals spent much of Thursday’s sixth Democratic presidential debate in Milwaukee in a respectful discussion of their marginal differences on …

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    12 Feb 16
  • 500 Block of Harmony Lane

    A report clears a McLeod County Deputy of any wrongdoing in the fatal shooting of 49-year-old Luverne Roy Christensen in November. Hutchinson Police responded to a verbal disturbance and Christensen threatened officers before shooting an …

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    11 Feb 16
  • Fatal Crash

    (MNN/Rogers, MN) — Several lanes of Interstate 94 were closed near Rogers Wednesday morning after a semi left the westbound roadway and crashed. The driver, whose name has not been released, was killed. Minnesota Department …

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    11 Feb 16
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    In an alcohol and drug-induced haze of aggression, a rural Kandiyohi man chased three of his family members with a tire iron and threatened to kill them, according to criminal charges. The West Central Tribune …

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    11 Feb 16
  • Gov Dayton

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Gov. Mark Dayton wants to offer paid parental leave to all 35,000 state employees. The Democratic governor announced his proposal Tuesday to provide six weeks of paid leave to new …

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    10 Feb 16
  • Hotel Site

    The Hutchinson City Council last night (Tuesday) approved the first step in the process of allowing a new 54-unit hotel to be built in the city. The council approved the first reading and set the …

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    10 Feb 16
  • Sanders and Trump

    MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — The next on the presidential primary list: South Carolina and Nevada. And the Clinton campaign is promising that Hillary Clinton will do much better in more racially diverse states. She lost …

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    10 Feb 16