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    Today, Friday, May 1st, has been declared by Mayor Gary Forcier as Random Acts of Kindness Day in Hutchinson. He signed the proclamation at Tuesday’s City Council meeting. The idea is to encourage residents to do a …

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    01 May 15
  • marijuana leaf1

    The Carver County Sheriff’s Office says it inadvertently destroyed 21 pounds of marijuana in its property room tied to a drug case of a Minneapolis man. KSTP reports the marijuana was originally discovered missing in …

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    01 May 15
  • A worker wearing a protection suit cull chickens at a poultry farm where the bird flu virus had been found in Takanabe Town, Miyazaki prefecture January 31, 2011

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota health officials say the state has three more presumed cases of bird flu. One flock is in Otter Tail County and the other two are in Stearns County. The …

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    01 May 15
  • Hutchinson Police Cruiser

    Hutchinson police were called to a residence in the 700 block of Hilltop Drive early Tuesday evening after getting a report of a suicidal man, potentially having a gun. Authorities say the tactical team responded …

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    01 May 15
  • Cell Phone

    An 18-year-old Hutchinson High School Senior was arrested, booked, and taken to the McLeod County Jail Wednesday afternoon, accused of taking two cell phones at the high school. Just after 2pm, police received two reports …

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    01 May 15
  • HFD

    A Hutchinson firefighter received a leter of commendation from the city at this week’s council meeting. Mayor Gary Forcier told the audience that “In July of 2014, Greg Peller, while on vacation at a lake …

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    30 Apr 15
  • dollar signs

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The first batch of emergency money to help Minnesota agencies combat the spread of the avian flu affecting poultry farms is one step from Gov. Mark Dayton’s desk. The House …

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    30 Apr 15
  • Fire

    About 1,400 hogs and about 600 piglets were killed in a barn fire west of Hector today (Wednesday). The Renville County Sheriff’s Office says at about 12:20pm they received several 911 calls reporting a hog …

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    29 Apr 15