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  • missing person

    McLeod County authorities are asking for the public’s help in locating a missing Hutchinson man. Authorities say 85-year old Darwin Mathews left a residence in Hutchinson at about 4pm today (Friday) to run some errands …

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    18 Aug 17
  • NWS

    (Learfield News Service/Chanhassen, MN)  There were seven tornadoes that touched down on Wednesday across portions of southern Minnesota. The National Weather Service says two EF-0 twisters hit south of Nicollet while two of the same …

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    18 Aug 17
  • court

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A North Dakota man is accused of scamming Minnesota public programs out of more than $300,000. The St. Paul Pioneer Press reports that 45-year-old Elfonzo Shelby, of Fargo, is charged …

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    18 Aug 17
  • Emergency

    (KSTP/Paynesville, MN) A semi trailer fire forced a closure and initial evacuation along westbound Highway 23 in Paynesville Township early this morning (Friday). According to the Minnesota State Patrol, the semi truck containing hazardous materials …

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    18 Aug 17
  • Renville County Parks

    Recent heavy rains have caused the closing of six Renville County parks, due to flooding. Anderson Lake, Beaver Falls, Birch Coulee, Mack Lake, Skalbekken, and Vicksburg County Parks are all closed. However, officials say Lake …

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    18 Aug 17
  • Employment

    ST. PAUL – Minnesota employers added 7,700 jobs in July, according to seasonally adjusted figures released today (Thursday) by the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED).  In addition, June’s employment figures were revised upward …

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    17 Aug 17
  • Hutchinson Police Cruiser

    A Hutchinson man was arrested Tuesday after an incident at the Aquatic Center. Police say they received a report just after 1pm that a man was acting suspicious around some teenage girls and touched at …

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    17 Aug 17
  • NWS

    NICOLLET, Minn. (AP) — The National Weather Service says at least three to as many as six tornadoes touched down as severe storms moved through south-central Minnesota. Meteorologist Jacob Beitlich tells The Associated Press the …

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    17 Aug 17